Iceland apprenticeship success story: Leisha Coles
How long have you been working there? 5 Years
What apprenticeship are you studying? Store Supervisor Level 3
Have you completed any apprenticeships or training courses before? No
What are you most looking forward to about the apprenticeship/training/completing? Learning new skills and to widen my knowledge for my role.
What has surprised you most about the apprenticeship so far? The knowledge that has come with learning and the opportunity to use it.
How will it help you get on in work and with your professional development? It will help me progress further in my career and has taught me how to deal with different situations.
What do you enjoy most about working at Iceland? I like learning new skills which Iceland provide me with.
Why did you join Iceland? I did not enjoy college and I thought a career with chances to progress would be a good option.
Why did you choose an apprenticeship route over others? A college course did not work for me as I prefer to learn as part of a job.
What’s the best thing you have learned and how has this helped you in your job role? The law against pricing, and the different things you have to check when making stacks and stands. It has helped me because I know what to look for when making a stack to make sure we are keeping in line with the law.
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