Famous Former Apprentices

Being an apprentice is a great way to earn and gain work experience at the same time.

Are you still unsure about applying for an apprenticeship? These 5 celebrities are proof that being an apprentice can lead to a very successful career!

So let’s see if you guessed correctly.

Stella McCartney

Stella started her fashion career as an apprentice with a Saville Row tailor. Now she is one of the world’s best-known fashion designers.

Jamie Oliver

Jamie left secondary school with 2 GCSE’s. So he began an apprenticeship in home economics. After years of hard work, he works all over London and ended up with his own TV show. He also owns several restaurants and runs his own apprenticeship scheme.


These other 3 celebrities are also proof that an apprenticeship can lead to a successful career!

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex began his career as a tool maker for 5 years, at Glasgow’s shipyard. He also played football in his spare time. He became an immensely successful football manager!

Gordon Ramsey

Gordon started an apprenticeship in hotel management with his local college. He now owns over 40 restaurants around the world and has his own TV show.

Elvis Presley

Who would’ve thought it? The King of Rock and Roll started off as an apprentice electrician. He is the biggest selling solo artist selling over a billion record sales worldwide!

We can’t promise to make you as successful as these famous ex apprentices; but who knows where it might lead? Apply now!

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