Straight from A-levels to a professional Apprenticeship
for the last two years I have been studying for my A-level qualifications in Business, Economics and History. This previous summer I got my results and was pleased, however the search for a job was hard, I wanted to challenge myself and do a job I knew would fulfil my ambitions. over the summer I continued my part time job as a barmen in a pub and got a new job as a waiter in a tearoom just so I could get some extra money. This certainly isn't what I wanted to do for the rest of my life and I was so keen to get a professional career. I then applied for the financial crime apprenticeship role at Santander and started researching into what financial crime actually is; it caught my attention and passion immediately. it would involve ensuring that criminals involved in trafficking, drug cartels and terrorism wouldn't be able to get their money through the system, aiming to dry up their funds and prevent them from doing the bad things that they do. Now I am here, working as a financial crime apprentice. From A-levels and a part time job in a pub straight into a vast, successful and market leading bank that is Santander doing a job that will make a difference and help me to fulfil that ambition I desire.