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National Apprenticeship Week 2018

National Apprenticeship Week is all about celebrating apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. The week, co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, brings together employers and apprentices and aims to encourage even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career.

We have a packed week planned for National Apprenticeship Week this year with events planned for both potential Apprenticeship candidates and employers who are interested in finding out how their businesses can engage with Apprenticeships.

Saturday 3 March

We start the week early with an information stand at York Designer Outlet – 9am to 2pm. This is for both candidates and employers so come along and have a chat!

Monday 5 March

Today we are on the move! We will be taking our stand to the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair to promote our vacancies and full Apprenticeship offer.

Where: Leeds First Direct Arena
When: 4.00pm-8.00pm

Wednesday 7 March - Apprenticeship Showcase Event

This is a fantastic opportunity for prospective candidates to meet with employers who are recruiting Apprentices. We are pleased to announce the following employers among those attending our Showcase: Preston Baker, Park Leisure, Realistic Resolutions, Piksel, Marriott Hotel, SBL, Sam Smiths, Siemens, Network Rail, Severfield, Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd, Persimmon, HComm Rail, Aviva, Tees, Esk & Wear Valley NHS Trust, Jameson Consulting Engineers Ltd and York Minster.

York College staff will also be on hand to offer advice, information and guidance on how to apply and the different types of Apprenticeships available.

Where: York College
When: 6pm to 8pm

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Please click here to download the National Apprenticeship Week 2018 Poster

Employer Information Sessions

If you’re in business, whether you’re currently training apprentices or you’re considering taking one or more apprentices on, you’ll benefit from coming to one of our Employer Information Sessions. We want to make sure you’re up to speed with all of the latest changes to apprenticeships, and the sessions are a great opportunity to network and learn about how other businesses work with apprentices.

Tuesday 6 March
Breakfast Employer Information Session – Engineering

This is the first of our Business Information Sessions this week and will give you the opportunity to find out about the Engineering Apprenticeships that we offer to businesses here at York College.

Where: Ashfields Restaurant, York College
When: 7.45am to 9.15am
Booking: Follow this link to book your place

Wednesday 7 March
Twilight Apprenticeship Information Session for Employers

The second of our Employer Information Sessions as part of our National Apprenticeship Week activities, this will give you the opportunity to hear from two of our apprentices about their Apprenticeship Journey and how they have benefitted from this.

Where: Ashfields Restaurant, York College
When: 4.30pm to 6pm
Booking: Follow this link to book your place

Thursday 8 March
Breakfast Employer Information Session – Digital Technologies

This is the final of our Apprenticeship Week Employer Information Sessions and we will be providing information about the Apprenticeships available for the Digital Technology sector. If you are a new business start-up or your business is looking to grow come along to this session to find out how Apprenticeships can help your organisation.

Where: Ashfields Restaurant, York College
When: 7.45am to 9.15am
Booking: Follow this link to book your place

Throughout the week, listen out for information about York College Apprenticeships on local radio.