Apprentice Testimonials

Alessio Stephenson is currently completing the Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard with Sysco at the same time as completing his role as a Technical Officer for Integrated Radiological Services. We got in touch with him to find out how he is finding his apprenticeship so far...
Q: Why did you decide to undertake a qualification?
A: The apprenticeship was an integrated part of the role when advertised. I applied for the position knowing that the qualification was to be completed alongside my work duties. Following the completion of my A-levels I knew I wanted to
Q: Since starting the qualification, which aspects of the support you have received from Sysco have stood out?
A: My tutor has been excellent. Good communication, and a supportive and positive attitude during our face to face sessions.
Q: And how has the Apprenticeship helped you to progress in your current role?
A: The apprenticeship has shown me how to properly talk to customers, to be able to support them through any queries they have regarding our products and services - overall its been a great help within my role
Q: If you had to describe your tutor in 3 words, what would they be?
A: My tutor is: Supportive, Positive, Encouraging
Q: What have you found to be the best aspects of learning whilst completing your apprenticeship?
A: I have really enjoyed challenging myself and developing my skills to improve my performance at work.
Q: Would you recommend Sysco and an apprenticeship to your colleagues?
A: All the contact I have had with Sysco, dating back to my first communication with them has always been positive and helpful. I would recommend them to anyone looking to improve themselves and their performance within their role at work.