Alumni Success Stories

An apprenticeship is a great way to launch a long and fruitful career – and we’re pleased to say that there’s no shortage of success stories from people of all ages who have trained at Hopwood Hall.

Our alumni are fantastic examples of how this type of training programme can lead to massively increased career prospects as you earn while you learn. Through the combination of on-the-job experience and off-the-job training, apprentices are always on the fast-track to a very bright future.

Whether you’re considering an apprenticeship or simply looking for some inspiration, we’d like to encourage you to read these triumphant stories. It’s a brilliant reminder that not everyone follows the same route to success.

Please do take some time to read their words, take on their advice and discover how they managed to accomplish so much through their apprenticeship.

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Oliver Lewis
Oliver Lewis Commis chef at Michelin-rated restaurant Studied: Level 2 Commis Chef

Oliver’s honed skillset meant he was quickly able to turn the head of one of the biggest employers in the country and join the team at a Michelin-rated restaurant.

“Hopwood’s facilities were top notch – the whole experience really was brilliant”

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