George Preidt

Former School :Woolston Community High School

Subjects at Priestley :Accounts, Business and Maths

Destination :Accountancy apprenticeship with ASC Renewables

George Preidt secured the Kaplan Scholarship – worth £15,000 – during his time at Priestley College

“I’d never thought about an apprenticeship until I came to Priestley,” said George.

“I’ve found what I am good at and what I want to do during my time at college so everything has worked out really well.”

George studied A-Levels in Accounts, Business and Maths.

The Kaplan Scholarship allows him to earn while he learns and he will receive more than £15,000 worth of accountancy training.

It gives him the chance to carry out an accountancy apprenticeship with ASC Renewables followed by further professional qualifications.

Just be applying he improved his chances of securing an apprenticeship as 53% of shortlisted applicants go on to find employment through a free recruitment service.

To secure his scholarship George had to tell the selectors why he wanted it, proving his passion for numbers and solving problems.

“I just love that I can improve a company’s fortunes and help it move forward by looking at its accounts and making suggestions,” he said.


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