Meet the Apprentices...

Sean Blain


Age: 18

Company: Peter Brett Associates LLP

Apprenticeship Programme:
Civil / Building Services Advanced Technician Apprenticeship

What do you enjoy most about your work?
The range and variety of projects I am involved with, there is always something new to learn and the people I work with are very supportive and provide a great working environment.

What project(s) are you working on at the moment?
I have currently been involved in the designing of the Cycle Super Highway throughout the Royal Parks in London. 

What does a typical day at work involve?
A typical day in the office involves using a variety of software such as AutoCAD and Corel Draw. Using these I am able to produce a range of designs and drawings.

What do you see as the biggest challenges in your job?
The biggest challenge I face in my job is definitely keeping the motivation to keep trying to constantly improve and continue developing my skills to enable me to complete work up to a very high standard.

What made you choose to do an Advanced Technician Apprenticeship?
The opportunity to learn new skills and to further my knowledge in engineering is the main reason I choose to do an advanced apprenticeship. It’s a great way to gain a qualification.

What are the benefits?
The opportunity to learn new skills and to further my knowledge whilst earning money is probably the biggest benefit. This allows me to gain valuable work experience while earning a qualification.

What are your future plans?
After completing this Advanced apprenticeship I plan to continue my professional development by enrolling in a HNC.

What do you enjoy doing outside work?
When I am not at work I enjoy skateboarding and playing guitar.
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