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10 Celebrities Who Started Out As Apprentices

Posted by | 28th April 2015 | Apprenticeship News, Uncategorized


10. Billy Connolly – Before Billy became an award-winning stand up comedian he was an apprentice welder on a ship yard where he made boilers in his home town Glasgow!


9. Alan Titchmarsh – Alan had a lot of hard work put into becoming one of the most recognised TV gardeners as he done over 3 years as a gardening apprentice!


8. Jamie Oliver – Jamie started his working career off with a catering apprenticeship which was a key factor in the making of his career as one of Britain’s top TV chefs!


7. Ross Brawn – Brawn began his work in the motor industry with a mechanical craft apprenticeship which later led to him working in F1 with his own team!


6. Ozzy Osbourne – Ozzy who is known for his heavy metal career and his TV show The Osbournes he worked as an apprentice plumber!


5. Sir Alex Ferguson – Ferguson was juggling his time being a striker for Queens Park FC with his apprenticeship at Glasgows shipyard where he was a toolmaker!


4. Sir Michael Caine – Caine who has starred in many films, such as the Italian Job spent nearly two years as a plumbing apprentice before getting regular film work!


3. John Frieda – Frieda started out as a hairdressing apprentice which led onto his celebrity hairdressing career and also his hair care products!


2. Leonardo De Vinci – The creator of the most famous art piece of history the “Mona Lisa” started his artistic career off as an apprentice painter!


1. Elvis – One of the most famous singer songwriters of all time who sold more than 1 billion records, Elvis trained as an apprentice electrician!

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