Apprenticeships at 2gether Support Solutions


It’s National Apprenticeship Week and at 2gether we have apprenticeships across different areas of the organisation:

  • Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3
  • Engineering Maintenance and Installation Level 2
  • Plumbing and Heating: Plumbing Level 2
  • Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Level 3
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2
  • Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Level 6
  • Engineering Maintenance Level 3
  • Operations / Departmental Manager Level 5
  • Engineering Operative Level 2
  • HR CIPD Level 5
  • Hospitality Team Member Level 2
  • Manufacturing Engineer Level 6

Samantha Follington, Head of People and Talent said:

“Over the last 12 months we’ve proudly introduced new apprenticeship schemes as well as extending the offer of existing programmes. Some of the new schemes include Medical Engineering, Hospitality as well as the advanced apprenticeships in HR, Leadership & Management and Engineering. Partnering with local education providers such as East Kent College and Canterbury Christ Church University, the current programme offering will expand in 2021.”

By offering a range of schemes from leadership development to trade skills 2gether is creating a better learning culture for all.

Emma Garratt, People Advisor, has been undertaking an apprenticeship in Human Resources, here is what she said about her experience:

“I’m really pleased 2gether has given me the opportunity to learn in my role and the course is really helping to develop my management skills. It provides a great opportunity to speak to people from other companies and share a wide range of experiences to help improve our business moving forward.”

Louis Cooke is on an engineering apprenticeship at William Harvey Hospital, he said:

“I’m enjoying providing a service for the NHS and the variety of work it offers. 2gether and my colleagues have been very welcoming and helped me settle in. I’m learning new skills each day and hope to progress further in the future.”

Level 3 Team Leader and Supervisor apprenticeship

We have four members of staff across the business who last month started the Level 3 Team Leader and Supervisor apprenticeship at East Kent College. The course runs until April 2022 and candidates selected for the apprenticeship work in facilities, technical, and transport solutions.

In order to gain a place on the apprenticeship, each candidate had to apply and undertake assessments by us and the College. On course, learners will work on developing the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:

  • Interpersonal Excellence – managing people and developing relationships
  • Organisational Performance – delivering results
  • Personal Effectiveness – managing self

Debbie Burn, Building Team Leader at Kent and Canterbury Hospital is currently on a Level 3 Team Leader apprenticeship and said:

“I applied for the Level 3 Team Leader apprenticeship course to improve my management and leadership skills and in turn benefit my department. Virtual learning is a new experience for all of us on the course and can only be a benefit in these challenging times.”

Sam Stanley, Facilities Service Manager said:

“I chose to take part in the Team leader level 3 course to improve my knowledge of leading and management. I feel the course will help me within my role and for future developments.”

If you would like to find out more about apprenticeships at 2gether, please contact the people team.