Apprenticeships & Work Experience


“As pioneers in our own industry Apprenticeship and as Employer Ambassadors for the National Apprenticeship Service, Persona pride themselves in their ability to match Apprentices to Placements.

All our Apprentices complete rigorous screening and training pre-employment, including completion of a 4-8 week Traineeship prior to their Apprenticeship starting. This is their “Work Trial” – where they get to learn key skills and you get to see how well they work in your company. They do not get paid and you do not get charged during this time; ideal if you don’t have the time or resources to short-list or trial period yourselves.

With such a high focus here on Youth Regeneration, we now have a Specialist Desk dedicated to placing Apprentices into work. If you are looking for an Apprentice for your organisation, then look no further.

Call Persona NOW and we will do the rest; from setting you up with a contact at NAS to a dedicated Support Consultant here – we will guide you through taking on your new apprentices

Work Experience

We are keen to show that our industry is a viable career option & provide work experience for young people ranging from as young as 14 upwards. Working with youngsters, we can give them real one-on-one career advice.

Our programme has become integral to the success of our business and is one of our USP’s. The energy and enthusiasm of the young people is infectious and they bring a youthful eye to the workplace, keeping us up to date with current market trends, social networking, marketing etc.

We have built extensively on our ‘Tree of Youth’ which is a display in our HQ, where we get each work experience student to write a summary of their time with Persona, if and how they grew as individuals and what they learnt.

This visually demonstrates the impact we make on young people’s lives and promotes the importance of gaining valuable work experience. We also catch up with the students a couple months after their placement to see what progress they have made in their personal and professional lives.

For a lot of young people, this is their first experience in the real working world so teaching them the right is things imperative. Some of our students have gone on to become Apprentices and have been with Persona for years now, working as Managers, Consultants etc. Others have progressed into Public Service, Media & Television, Engineering and Catering careers - our alumni is very impressive!!

If you are looking for experience in the Security, Events or Business environments then look no further than Persona. For referrals please contact Natalie our offices on 0208 558 4315.


We currently have 5 types of Apprenticeship available:

L2 Spectator Safety @ Events

L2 Business & Admin

L2 Providing Security Services

L2 Customer Service


Qualifications you will receive include:

L2 NVQ in chosen area

Functional/Key Skills – English, Maths & IT @ Grade C or above


Additional Industry Qualifications including:



First Aid 

Food Hygiene 

Fire Marshall


We currently have 3 types of Traineeship available:

Spectator Safety @ Events

Catering & Hospitality

Customer Service



CALL: 0208 558 4315 OR

07961 422678 (24 HR OFFICE LINE)