Torin SpenceWest Midlands

Job Title: Apprenticeship Hub Manager

Torin’s career started in hotels but soon moved into Training and Workforce Development in both the private and public sector, his passion is around building the workforce of tomorrow, helping young people into rewarding careers and businesses to succeed.

Torin currently heads up Warwickshire County Councils Apprenticeship Hub which has 3 key areas of work;

Supporting employers in Warwickshire to recruit Apprenticeships –giving them information and support to ensure its right for them and they are working with the most appropriate Provider or College.

Managing the Councils internal Apprenticeship programme and Work Experience offer.  This area is constantly growing and now offers a range of career starts and experiences for young people -including Work Experience, Supported Internships, Apprenticeships and degree alternative Higher Apprenticeships.

Visiting schools and careers events to talk about both the Public Sector as a career path and vocational pathways in general- the point being not to pressurise young people into them, but to ensure everyone is aware of every opportunity available.