9 February 2022

National Apprenticeship Week – Emma’s Management Success

Another amazing example of how even managers can benefit from undertaking an Apprenticeship. Emma McAllister is a Manager at CSM Independence who enrolled on a Level 5 Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management.

Emma values the support that she receives during her Apprenticeship from her assessor, who Emma says has encourage her to look at things from a different, and useful, point of view.

Apprenticeship being undertaken with Acacia Training

Level 5 Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management

What work experience and / or qualifications did you have before you started your Apprenticeship?

Managerial roles in Single Homeless Hostel, Liverpool and managerial role in semi-independent accommodation with young people age between 16-18 years.

What encouraged you to undertake an Apprenticeship?

Having the qualification will secure further personal development and opportunities within the industry.

In your opinion, what has been the best thing about undertaking an Apprenticeship?

The Apprenticeship has worked well as I can go at my own pace and my assessor is very supportive.

What have Acacia Training and your employer done to support your learning journey?

My assessor is on hand the majority of the time and my employer allow me to complete work in work hours if need be.

What new skills have you acquired in undertaking the Apprenticeship?

I have learned to talk through any questions or queries with my assessor – we often have long conversations about situations which arise in the workplace. My assessor has encouraged me to look at things with a different view from time to time.

In what ways have Apprenticeships exceeded your expectations? Would you recommend them to others?

I would recommend to others as it is a relaxed way of working.

To find out how you could benefit from a fully funded Apprenticeship, speak to a member of our expert team today at skills@acaciatraining.co.uk or call us on 01782 646 346

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