Tag Archives: Vocational

Riding Instructor

Riding Instructor

Katie (24) works at a large riding school where she instructs adults and children. She explains how she is being trained by the senior instructor to improve her own skills in horse riding, yard management and horsecare. M179 Related Videos

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Doctor

Doctor

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Diana (aged 32) is a doctor training to become a General Practitioner.  She explains why she chose to study medicine, what happens at medical school and early years in the NHS, … Take me to the video

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Quantity Surveyor (trainee)

Quantity Surveyor

Chris (aged 22) enjoys the variety of his work as a trainee quantity surveyor. He goes to work four days a week and spends one day a week at university studying for a degree in Construction and Commercial Management. He … Take me to the video

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Retail Assistant

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Shelly (27) works part-time (she has young children) on the check-out at Tesco.  The work can be repetitious but she is kept busy and enjoys interaction with the customers. She needs to be confident about handling cash and using the … Take me to the video

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Engineer – Apprentice Fitter

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Joe (18) is an apprentice based at the workshops of a quarry and attending college one day a week.  During his first year he learned the basics of engineering and he is now studying mechanical skills.   Some of the repair … Take me to the video

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Occupational Therapy Support Worker

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Chris (21) is a Care Gardener at a nursery where adults with learning difficulties are taught basic gardening skills and encouraged to enjoy plants.  Though some of the students have behaviour problems Chris enjoys working with them and seeing the … Take me to the video

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Quarry Operative

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Ben (23) has worked for three years at a quarry driving and operating large machines including trains.  He starts his day early cleaning the machines and then works in the quarry sorting and moving stone, gravel, mud and slurry.  Career … Take me to the video

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Dental Hygienist (Trainee)

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Shona (27) is a qualified dental nurse and radiographer.  She is half-way through a two-year Dental Hygiene Diploma course and is enjoying the break from work to gain new skills.    Bursaries are sometimes available but getting a place on the … Take me to the video

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Catering Assistant (Hospital)

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Alice (21) works as a catering assistant in a hospital restaurant.  She helps cook and serves meals for hospital staff and visitors, and prepares sandwiches for patients.  The early shift begins at 7 am, the later shift finishes at 8 … Take me to the video

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Estates Officer (Property Maintenance)

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Matt (23) left school after GCSEs and did a mechanical apprenticeship that covered heating and plumbing systems.  He has worked in the estates department of a large hospital for seven years and been promoted to an office position.  He sometimes … Take me to the video

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