Break the trend: Meet our apprenticeship champion Sophie Davey

Last year I Sat My GCSES, this Year I’m…

“… Working at Heavenly Scissors as a Level 2 Hair Apprentice. At school I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, but my teachers gave me a list of potential career options and hairdressing interested me the most as it brings out my creative side.

“An apprenticeship is harder than school with longer hours, however it is also more flexible. You don’t have to take holidays at set times and earning money while you’re getting qualified is a bonus! An apprenticeship has allowed me to explore my creativity so it was a better option for me than A-Levels. The biggest change in my life since school is adjusting to now having a career!”