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    I'm 4 months into my business admin apprenticeship. I love the people I work with, but the office environment isn't for me so I have found another job and will be doing a beauty course, which I've always wanted to do on the side. I'm going to my induction tomorrow after work, then the following day I'll be handing in my notice.
    I'm really scared to do this as it is my first job. I also have a two week notice period and I think my new workplace would like me to start sooner. Could someone please tell me if leaving an apprenticeship is the same as leaving a normal job? e.g. do I still have to hand in a letter and do my notice period, or if I get in contact with my college can I end my apprenticeship this way?

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    [QUOTE=phoebe acton;75961880]I'm 4 months into my business admin apprenticeship. I love the people I work with, but the office environment isn't for me so I have found another job and will be doing a beauty course, which I've always wanted to do on the side. I'm going to my induction tomorrow after work, then the following day I'll be handing in my notice.
    I'm really scared to do this as it is my first job. I also have a two week notice period and I think my new workplace would like me to start sooner. Could someone please tell me if leaving an apprenticeship is the same as leaving a normal job? e.g. do I still have to hand in a letter and do my notice period, or if I get in contact with my college can I end my apprenticeship this way?

    Thank you for any help !![/QUOTE

    Just write a short, dated, letter to your employer/manager saying that you are resigning and that although you have enjoyed working for them you see your future elsewhere. If you give it to your manager you can explain that your new employer is keen for you to start as soon as possible. In reality a lot of people don't work their notice as they are not committed to the job, and you might have holiday leave you can use to shorten the period.

    Don't just walk away - you are perfectly entitled to leave but it is much better to do it "properly" not least because you can call on them for a reference later if you need to.
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    (Original post by phoebe acton)
    I'm 4 months into my business admin apprenticeship. I love the people I work with, but the office environment isn't for me so I have found another job and will be doing a beauty course, which I've always wanted to do on the side. I'm going to my induction tomorrow after work, then the following day I'll be handing in my notice.
    I'm really scared to do this as it is my first job. I also have a two week notice period and I think my new workplace would like me to start sooner. Could someone please tell me if leaving an apprenticeship is the same as leaving a normal job? e.g. do I still have to hand in a letter and do my notice period, or if I get in contact with my college can I end my apprenticeship this way?

    Thank you for any help !![/QUOTE

    Just write a short, dated, letter to your employer/manager saying that you are resigning and that although you have enjoyed working for them you see your future elsewhere. If you give it to your manager you can explain that your new employer is keen for you to start as soon as possible. In reality a lot of people don't work their notice as they are not committed to the job, and you might have holiday leave you can use to shorten the period.

    Don't just walk away - you are perfectly entitled to leave but it is much better to do it "properly" not least because you can call on them for a reference later if you need to.
    Thank you so much! This really helped
 
 
 
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