A Dream Job For LewisDate Posted: 19/01/2018 | Posted In: College News, Student News
Well done to Lewis Roper who has gained a place at Sheffield Hallam University to study for his dream job as a Paramedic. Lewis who is studying a Triple Vocational A Level in Health & Social Care is also part of the Futures Academy at College. The Futures Academy which currently concentrates on Health and Social Care and Business, gives opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of areas linked to a chosen career pathway. Academy students take part in master lectures by industry professionals, gain work-based experience and engage in study link tours. The extra skills and experience gives student the edge when applying for university and beyond.
Q & A – Lewis Roper
Q: Why did you decide to apply for the Futures Academy?
The degree course I applied for is very competitive and so extra experience is needed alongside good academic achievement. I heard about what the Futures Academy offered and decided that it would help me to become a Paramedic.
Q: How has the Futures Academy prepared you for your career?
It has helped me developed better interview and communication skills and has provided me with a very good insight into careers in the NHS.
Q: What are your highlights so far?
Visiting Chester University and participating in an actual Paramedic task as well as learning about the history of Medicine in London.
Q: Would you recommend Futures Academy to other students?
Absolutely. Its been brilliant! I’ve gained so many new skills and grown in confidence!