Success Stories

You can be confident that you will receive the training and recruitment support necessary to achieve your career goals. Here you can view some of our success stories.

Jamie Burgin

By Success Stories

Jamie Burgin

Course: IT Technician Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Window Cleaner
Current role: Colleague Support Engineer @ Saga

Why did you start the Traineeship?

I’ve always had an interest in technology and computers, but never knew how to make it a career. After a job in fast food customer service, and most recently as a Window cleaning business owner for 4 years, I felt like I’d hit a dead end and wanted to do something I was passionate about and that would present further career and learning opportunities. This traineeship seemed like an amazing way to learn new skills and help me get into the IT industry.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

The videos were very informative, and the practical training was enjoyable. However what really made the difference to me was the amazing service from my Tutor, Leigh, and my Recruitment specialist, Sarah. They were always so helpful in answering my questions, and in Sarah’s case, keeping me informed on the progress that was being made during the recruitment stage, helping me land an interview within the first 3/4 weeks, and the Cv that was made for me helped me land an interview with the employer I’m with now. I was lucky enough to have 4 interviews (2 first interviews and 2 follow up interviews) with the first 4 weeks.

What's your current role like?

I love my current role. I work as a Colleague Support Engineer for a reputable company based in my hometown, that provides insurance and holidays to over 50s. My job involves providing IT support to the rest of the employees within the company. Although it’s been challenging learning new things and finding my feet, it’s already quickly falling into place and becoming second nature, and I’m part of an amazing team who are always willing and ready to help me learn the ropes in my new role.

Justyn Smyth

By Success Stories

Justyn Smyth

Course: Cyber Security Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Office Administrator
Job Now: Service Desk Analyst @ Cased Dimensions

Why did you start the Traineeship?

I wanted a career change and knew this would be the most beneficial way to gain the right knowledge. Most Jobs require experience of some degree so this was the best way to get into the field.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

I enjoyed the flexibility of it- I was able to study at my own pace. I also had the support there if I ever had any questions.

What's your current role like?

My Current role as a Service Desk Engineer is rewarding as I am dealing with different issues daily and gaining the experience I need to further my career in IT.

Adam Isherwood

By Success Stories

Adam Isherwood

Course: Cyber Security Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Barista
Current role: Service Desk Analyst @ Residential Management Group LTD

Why did you start the Traineeship?

I needed a career change after seemingly getting stuck doing something that I disliked and needed the next step into something more long term and progressive.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

The online learning was so easy to do alongside working full time and the convenience of being able to do as much as I wanted when I could was so helpful. The personal tutors are super helpful with anything you ever need and always on hand to answer any questions you may have.

What's your current role like?

My current role is so much better than I thought it would be, my new team are so helpful since I’m new to the IT industry, it’s a steep learning curve but I’m so glad I took the plunge and got into it. Thanks IT Career Switch!

Ed Carnaghan

By Success Stories

Ed Carnaghan

Course: IT Technician Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Operations Manager
Job Now: IT Field Technician @ nGeneration LTD

Why did you start the Traineeship?

After over 20 years in hotels and restaurants I needed a new, more challenging career. I wasn’t sure what area of IT I wanted to specialise in, so I needed a course that could introduce me to a broad scope of IT careers.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

The video classes gave a fantastic initiation into IT, but for me, the Live Labs were an indispensable learning tool. Having the chance to practice everything I learned and to make mistakes in a live environment was essential.

What's your current role like?

My new job is challenging and fulfilling. I travel all over the country giving support to hospitality businesses, using my existing customer service experience and the skills I learned with IT Career Switch. There is on-the-job training and plenty of opportunity to expand my knowledge and grow my career.

Mark Nicholls

By Success Stories

Mark Nicholls

Course: Coding Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Data Analyst
Current role: Software Implementation Specialist @ Data interconnect

Why did you start the Traineeship?

I started the traineeship having had a brief introduction to coding and data analysis in my previous job. Having been made redundant, I decided to take up this opportunity to get a formal education.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

I enjoyed creating my portfolio and building the projects to go along with it.

What's your current role like?

My new role is working for a company which provides invoicing software (Saas). I am really enjoying it, as I enjoy problem soling, and I am faced with new problems and challenges, every day.

Myles King

By Success Stories

Myles King

Course: Coding Traineeship
Placement Date: March 2021
Job Before: Junior Recruitment Consultant
Job Now: Graduate Software Developer @ BUUK Infrastructure

Why did you start the Traineeship?

I started the traineeship as I wanted to start a career as a developer and this course looked like the best option to get me my first role.

What did you enjoy most about the Traineeship?

I enjoyed learning everything myself and then creating my own projects with the help of my tutor who had lots of work experience in the IT industry. This gave me an insight that no one else could give which only helped me develop faster.

What's your current role like?

My current role is great I am still learning lots and the the company and team is amazing so I am very happy I decided to become a developer!

Enquire Now

 

Please read our Privacy Policy for more information.

Our Recent Reviews