Kayleigh's Career in Engineering

Posted on 13 June 2018 at 1:03 PM

I first started my engineering placement back in 2014. This was a career leap for myself and was something completely out of my comfort zone, having come from a Health and Beauty back ground and working as a massage therapist / make-up artist for 8 years. I had spent a lot of my adult life building my career in this sector, becoming a self-employed working alongside a leading chiropractor in the country. However, I just felt like something was missing. I wanted something a bit more challengin...

Post Programme Perspective

Posted on 8 March 2018 at 1:57 PM

What were the best things about being a Virgin Media apprentice? The Virgin Media apprenticeship scheme gives you an opportunity to dive straight into a working role within a pioneering telecommunications company. As a procurement apprentice I experienced and worked with fantastic people across different departments. I wasn’t expected to know everything about everything. Combine this feeling with an incredibly supportive team and you quickly feel comfortable asking stacks of questions. What...

Dave raves about our Apprentieship schemes

Posted on 1 March 2018 at 7:10 PM

  We caught up with Dave (Head of Claims and UK Insurance) to find out what he thinks is great about our apprenticeship schemes. So Dave...  What were your reasons behind introducing a Legal apprenticeship? Offering an opportunity for our non qualified employees to develop their careers and become future business leaders is important to me. Apprenticeships drive retention, build employee engagement and enable future internal promotion. This was a real opportunity for us to attract a broad...

What's great about being a Virgin Media Legal apprentice

Posted on 1 March 2018 at 6:59 PM

We caught up with Chloe to find out what attracted her to the Virgin Media Legal apprenticeship scheme... I was attracted to the scheme because it offered the opportunity and funding to become qualified whilst working full time. As well as the chance to gain experience whilst studying, working in-house as a legal apprentice allows you to work with a diverse range of people across the business and get a real understanding of the sector. What are the benefits of being on the scheme? The sc...

Life as a Data Analyst Apprentice

Posted on 1 March 2018 at 6:44 PM

Hi Brett! What attracted you to apply for the Data Analyst apprenticeship scheme? Well I come from a largely academic background and studied neuroscience at University but wanted to diverge more into Data Analysis and Data Science due to the great overlap with current advancements in data analysis. I had little to no technical skills and therefore was looking for a position whereby they give full training and push someone with little to no technical skills to an advanced level in a short a...