app-champion-logo-01What is an Apprenticeship Champion?

  • Do you positively promote apprenticeships in creative ways to motivate young people?
  • Are you committed to creating opportunities for students of all abilities?

We’re on the hunt for 1000 exceptional individuals working in education and training across England to sign up to the Apprenticeship Champion Network. Champions will receive a toolkit packed full of useful resources and activity ideas for your organisation. You’ll also be given access to the latest apprenticeship support and information. This fantastic opportunity for you and your organisation allows you to enter the brand new Apprenticeship Champion category in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018.

How to become an apprenticeship champion

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  • Sadie Bolton

    Connexions (Midlands)

    We use social media and live streaming to promote apprenticeships, as well as arranging inspirational events.

    Jerry Naicker

    Parkside Studio College (South and London)

    I attend careers open days and contact other apprenticeship providers to establish broad databases for the benefit of my students.

    Lucy Cooney

    The King Edmund School (South and London)

    We are promoting apprenticeships through careers talks and the ongoing provision of IAG. We also participate in events such as The Big Assembly careers webinar.

    Gareth Mitchell

    Department for Work & Pensions - Jobcentre Plus (North)

    I created a QR code to directly download ther Amazing Apprenticeship booklet to help students identify an area of Apprenticeships they’d consider going into.

    Sunita Patel

    Adviza (South and London)

    We are offering free sessions to schools speakers from employers offering apprenticeship schemes.

    Andrew Hawksworth

    Uniper Engineering Academy (Midlands)

    I have also run school events including inviting pupils into the Academy to see what our apprenticeship is actually like. Students even had the chance to interview current apprentices.

    Rebecca Luckman

    Uniper Engineering Academy (Midlands)

    Here at the Engineering Academy we are actively promoting apprenticeships through the partnerships we have with local schools and colleges.

    Claire Thomas

    Adviza (South and London)

    I work in a college and school and work closely with students to help them apply for apprenticeships and I also deliver many apprenticeship sessions.