NAW21: Daily Resources
Welcome to National Apprenticeship Week 2021!
- Let’s start with quick refresher on the basics of an apprenticeship: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resource/ask-all-about-apprenticeships/
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant effect on employment nationally. Get updated on how it might affect apprenticeship recruitment:
- NAW21: How the apprenticeship landscape has changed? https://www.ludlow-college.ac.uk/news-article/601d2a1a1b878
- For an overview about apprenticeships, visit the County Taining's website: https://www.ctapprenticeships.co.uk/apprenticeship-pages/593fdebd09710/Apprenticeships-Overview
Which employers offer apprenticeships? Check out the big, national opportunities and then search locally too.
- Top 100 apprenticeship employers 2020 https://www.topapprenticeshipemployers.co.uk/Factsheet_Top100AppEmp20.pdf
- National Apprenticeship vacancy website
This is the central place for all apprenticeship vacancies. Register, filter to your area and job interest and sign up for job alerts.
For apprenticeships offered through County Training, visit:
Apprenticeships come in all shapes and sizes and there’s one out there that’s shaped just like you! Try the quick quiz and see if you can work out who the apprentice is:
- Uni or an apprenticeship?
Making decisions about higher education or trying for an apprenticeship is a big one. Watch this video to compare and contrast both routes:
- Degree apprenticeships - best of both?
Maybe a degree or higher apprenticeship is the best of both worlds. Check out the download info from UCAS and watch the video:
- What are degree apprenticeships? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8CrSf1uZgA&feature=youtu.be
A-Z: Let’s meet a range of apprentices from A-Z and get an overview of the roles they do:
- Degree apprenticeships: meet Bradley who is on an engineering degree apprenticeship: https://www.ucas.com/alternatives/apprenticeships/apprenticeships-england/what-apprenticeships-are-available/higher-apprenticeships
Apprenticeship vacancies can become available all year round, but for the larger businesses such as BMW, its often around this time that they open their apprenticeship application window.
Get prepared by watching this video on the range of recruitment methods employers use to select the right candidate:
Apprenticeship Recruitment Methods from Amazing Apprenticeships on Vimeo.
For information on how to find an employer to support your apprenticeship, visit HLC's website:
For more information about apprenticeships, visit the County Training website:
For more information about career planning and career links, visit the College Careers webpages: