Shauni O'Neill
My name is Shauni O’Neill. I work for London Underground Ltd and I am the National Apprentice of the Year 2011. Currently I’m a Station Supervisor at Rickmansworth and an ambassador for TfL, NAS and City and Guilds; however before this I was an Operational Apprentice for two years.

For me choosing to do an apprenticeship has proven to have been the best option I could have possibly taken. Joining London underground at the age of 16 just after finishing my GCSE’s, I found myself constantly learning new things both in my job and also personally.

At the start of my career I met a very senior director who told me that ‘I make my own luck’. These words inspired me to do my very best.

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Why I Swapped A-Levels for an Apprenticeship

(0) Comments | Posted 10 October 2011 | (12:00)

I started as an apprentice in September 2009 and I think that a lot of people have this idea that people only do Apprenticeships if they don't have any other options. Well, I left school with 11 very good GCSEs, I'm ambitious, motivated and have taken full advantage...

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