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Jason Scott

Company- Plymouth NHS Partnership Trust

College- University of Plymouth

Apprenticeship- Chartered Manager Work Based Degree

“I’ve worked in IT and the NHS for 18 years and during that time I’ve obtained many technical qualifications. as my carer progressed into management I felt uneasy that I had no formal management and leadership training and no qualifications to back it up. The apprenticeship was a great opportunity to learn new skills which were better suited to my career pathway and, combined with the partnership with the CMI, professional recognition at the same time.

I had become an ‘accidental manger’ and the apprenticeship is giving me the tools to formalise my work using best practice and theory. With a focus on work based practice, I am constantly evaluating our day to day activities and can suggest and implement improvements.

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