Career as quantity surveyor inspires apprentice Maddie
School holidays helping her dad’s business helped fire teenager Maddie Kirkman’s dream of a career in construction.
Maddie, 17, is on the second year of her Derby College Level 3 BTEC in Professional Construction and the Built Environment and an apprentice at GF Tomlinson in Little Eaton.
She first got interested in building when she helped her dad – on site and in the office – at his mechanical and electrical company.
Maddie plans to use her BTEC as a stepping stone towards a foundation degree and full degree in quantity surveying.
Find out about studying Professional Construction at Derby College.