Lauren goes full-time with Wates and a new car is on the horizon…

K10 blue blackground web

“I’m in a good company and in a good team & have no doubts about where I want to be”

Lauren Squires joined K10 just over a year ago and certainly goes down as one of our most determined and assured apprentices to date. Although it wasn’t always like that. When she first left college, she had no idea what she wanted to do. She was feeling a bit over-powered by all the potential options with nothing clear coming to mind. She decided to explore apprenticeships to give her an opportunity to take a step in to the Business Admin sector in a way that gave her more of an overview and general approach rather than an immediate specific role.

12 months on, Lauren has secured a full-time role with Wates Construction and couldn’t be surer of the steps she’s taken and the position she finds herself in now.

Lauren Squires

 

“I’ve always known I wanted to achieve but a year ago, I wasn’t sure how to go about it

The experience with K10 and Wates has made me feel empowered more than ever to go and make it happen. James was always available if I needed anything at K10 and the team at Wates couldn’t have been more welcoming but the thing that stands out for me is that, even with all that support, you have to be hungry and make it happen for yourself. I’ve always been pretty determined as a person but the apprenticeship experience has pushed me to go that bit further.

My salary has gone up by more than double from 12 months ago so I’m going to get myself a new car to celebrate!”

Go Lauren! We’re all absolutely delighted for you. All the best from all at K10, Wates & In-Training.

 

Recent News

Niall

Niall O’Shea (Trainee Quantity Surveyor)

Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme: Wingate Electrical Our case study series will shine a spotlight on some of the Apprentices currently working through their placements on the Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. The Scheme brings together Heathrow’s major construction companies, and offers Apprentices the opportunity to work across several disciplines on a range of exciting Heathrow projects […]

Friday, 30th Jul 2021
Lewis Wright 728×386

Lewis Wright (Trainee Electrician)

Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme: Wingate Electrical Our case study series will shine a spotlight on some of the Apprentices currently working through their placements on the Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. The Scheme brings together Heathrow’s major construction companies, and offers Apprentices the opportunity to work across several disciplines on a range of exciting Heathrow projects […]

Wednesday, 19th May 2021
Manav-Mahendru-Case-Study-718×386

Manav Mahendru – (Trainee Business Administrator)

Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme: Wilson James It would be fair to say, that 2020 was a year of acute change, challenge and ups and downs for all of us. We have had to adaptto new ways of working and indeed, new ways of living. But, how does this play out, in real life, for those […]

Tuesday, 20th Apr 2021
LC

Case Study: Luca Capacci (Trainee Quantity Surveyor)

Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme: Chisholm & Winch It would be fair to say, that 2020 was a year of acute change, challenge and ups and downs for all of us. We have had to adaptto new ways of working and indeed, new ways of living. But, how does this play out, in real life, for […]

Thursday, 4th Mar 2021