'I'm designing the future of JCB as an apprentice.'
Daisy Coombes works as a design engineer at JCB whilst gaining her degree – find out how an apprenticeship provided her route to academic and career success.
Daisy completed her higher apprenticeship whilst working four days a week with JCB. Now in her final year of a part-time BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Sheffield Hallam, she also received the Bryan Hildrew Apprentice of the Year award in 2017.
Higher and degree apprenticeships can inject fresh talent into businesses and also develop the skills of employees already in full-time work.