After withdrawing from her tertiary studies two years into an international relations degree, Ashleigh Taylor decided to undertake a traineeship in business. The experience has Ashleigh now looking at using her qualifications to complete a Bachelor of Business and a Diploma of Business/Training and Assessment. Rewarded for her efforts, Ashleigh was an Australian Training Awards finalist in the Australian Apprentice (Trainee) of the Year category in 2014. Ashleigh is now an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador for the Australian Government. For more information about the Australian Training Awards visit www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au.