Discovering my pathway to success: Pedro’s Story

Pedro knew he wanted to do something creative and had dreamt of becoming a Graphic Designer, however, he was confused about how to get there and felt lost. Since being partnered with his coach at Fever Tree, Pedro now sees his future more clearly and has started to plan his next steps.


“Before I took part in the programme things felt quite vague. I had an idea of what I wanted to become before this, but I was completely lost and confused thinking, ‘how do I get there?’ - I didn't understand my pathways.


"This has helped me a lot - I understand a lot more about my future. Now I am more confident and I can do my own research if I am stuck on something."

This has helped me a lot - I understand a lot more about my future. Now I am more confident and I can do my own research if I am stuck on something. I have learnt what T-Levels, BTECS and apprenticeships are and I have learnt how I can get to where I want to be and what my pathway can be. I want to become a graphic designer, because I like creative things like art.


I spoke with a graphic designer and he helped me understand more about what it involves. I learnt what a day in the life of a graphic designer is like and I found out there are different types of jobs, like you can work for a company or be more free and work across lots of different companies.


"I definitely would recommend the programme... This will help you get a better understanding of what your future can be and if you have any worries you will come out with different plans for your future."

I have a couple of plans for after GCSEs. My first plan is doing an apprenticeship in Graphic Design which will be good because I can study at a college whilst learning and building up my skills at a job. If that doesn't work out then I want to study either a BTEC or T Level in Graphic Design at college.



I definitely would recommend the programme. If you're stuck and unsure of what you could become it will help you look at your interests and relate that to what jobs you could do. You don't only learn from a booklet but you also do research and talk to your coach who is a professional and knows what they are doing.


This will help you get a better understanding of what your future can be and if you have any worries you will come out with different plans for your future.”



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