Many young people choose to take an apprenticeship after GCSEs or A Levels and National Apprenticeship Week is an opportunity to find out more, see what is on offer and to become aware of what career choices are open to people.
National Apprenticeship Week starts on Monday 8 February and is aimed at students in Years 10-13. A wide variety of companies offer different seminars and resources to help with choices for the future.
Apprentice Talk Sessions
A series of Apprentice Talk Sessions is being offered by Young Professionals which includes content by large global brands such as IBM, HSBC, GSK and Marks and Spencer. These take place on Monday 8 February from 3pm-5pm.
- Monday 8th February, 3pm – 5pm
- 12 Different Apprentice highlight journeys
- Open to all year groups in Y10, Y11, Y12 & Y13
- Opportunity to ask questions and find out about other young people’s career journeys
- Learn about different types of apprenticeships, some myth busting and a few prizes along the way!
- Free event for all students, teachers and parents
Further seminars and informative sessions are available from Work Pays which includes workshops for students, parents and teachers. They also include employers and current Young Apprentice Ambassador Network members who will give an insight into the apprenticeship programme and how it works within their business and for their careers.
Some of the Work Pay sessions cover topics such as NHS apprenticeships, Open University Apprenticeships, and Construction work as well as how to boost your employability and skills. There is also a session for parents/carers.