Due to his passion and desire to learn, Luke impressed the garage so much that they decided to employ him full-time, which enabled him to sign up to the YMCA Training Apprenticeship programme. The road to the apprenticeship wasn’t easy and Luke faced many hurdles, but he hasn’t looked back.
“The YMCA Training Apprenticeship scheme has, quite literally, changed my life,” he says. “I am happy, not only in my job but with life in general. I have learnt so much already and am still learning – I have had some amazing support and met friends for life with this scheme. I get out of bed in the morning to go to work and do a job that I can say I love and am passionate about.
"I am so grateful for the apprenticeship experience and would implore anyone considering it to just go for it! The reward outweighs the risk.”
YMCA Training is one of Central YMCA's operations. Read more about Central YMCA and its four operations.