Ellie Humphrey

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Biography

Why did you choose to come to Petroc?
I chose Petroc as it is local and my family have been and recommend it

What made you pick this particular course?
I picked the course as it is the quickest way for me to get into university and has been recommended to me when my family and friends have done the same or similar courses.

What have been the highlights so far?
My highlight has been my placement at Pathfields school, which has been really enjoyable and brings in a real insight.

What do you most enjoy about studying at Petroc?
I most enjoyed the amount of areas available to study in at any time during the day.

Did you undertake any work experience throughout your studies?
I did work experience at Pathfields, which has made me realise that I definitely want to work in healthcare and has pushed me more towards my career goal of being a paramedic.

What do you plan to do when you leave Petroc?
My plan is to go to university and study paramedic science.

What’s the long-term plan?
The long-term plan is to be a paramedic and then maybe study further.

Any advice for someone thinking of choosing the same course as you?
My advice would be to go for the course, it’s enjoyable and gives you so many opportunities in the future. Placement and activities on the course are brilliant and the lecturers/teaching staff are very supportive and kind.

COURSE(S) STUDIED

Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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“My highlight has been my placement at Pathfields school, which has been really enjoyable and brings in a real insight.”