A Sheffield apprentice was invited to 10 Downing Street for a special event to celebrate the value of on-the-job training.
Apprenticeships can help people fulfil their potential all through their careers - not just when they leave school.
Most 19-year-olds are still trying to figure out what they want to do in life.
Heidi Butterfield has always known she wanted to be an engineer. Inspired by her dad - who has had a successful engineering career - Heidi left school fully intending to follow in his footsteps.