From February 5 to 11, 2024, National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) takes center stage, shining a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of apprentices across the country. This annual event not only celebrates their contributions but also recognises the positive impact apprentices make in communities, businesses, and the broader economy.
The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 is ‘Skills For Life’, emphasising the enduring value apprenticeships bring, underscoring the lifelong skills acquired through apprenticeship programmes.
Organisations like ours will be providing many events for individuals, employers, and communities to actively participate in. By encouraging everyone to reflect on how apprenticeships contribute to developing #SkillsForLife, we can collectively celebrate the transformative impact of these programmes.
At Ammanford Campus to promote apprenticeships to first-year students at Coleg Sir Gar:
Meet the Employer Event – Tuesday 6th (Electrical & Plumbing Students)
Meet the Employer Event – Thursday 8th (Bricklaying, Carpentry, Painting & Plastering Students)
At Gower College, Swansea:
Apprenticeship Awards – Monday 5th February. The ceremony will celebrate apprentices, tutors, and delivery partners from all subject areas.
Apprenticeship Open Evening – Wednesday 7th February. For people of all ages to find out more about apprenticeships.
Apprenticeship Information Sessions, held on teams – Monday 5 – Friday 9th February. Find more about the information sessions here: https://www.gcs.ac.uk/news/apprenticeship-week-24
At Neath College at the Llansamlet campus:
National Apprenticeship Week open day – Wednesday 7th February at 10:30 AM to 7 PM. The event is open to parents, prospective students, and employers, and will have stalls from CITB, Pathways, Cyfle, and will showcase the college’s work.
As a training provider, National Apprenticeship Week holds a special significance for us. Apprentices are the foundational piece of our operation and form the backbone of our commitment to nurturing talent, bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application.
During National Apprenticeship Week, we celebrate the pivotal role apprentices play in shaping the workforce of tomorrow. Their dedication fuels our mission to provide quality training, and the week serves as an opportunity to showcase the success stories and accomplishments of those who have embarked on this transformative journey with us.
National Apprenticeship Week is not just a calendar event; it’s a testament to the profound impact apprentices have on our organisation and the broader community, emphasising the enduring importance of apprenticeships in our operations and the overall landscape of skill development.
Keep up to date with all National Apprenticeship Week 2024 developments by following Apprenticeships on Twitter and LinkedIn using the hashtags #NAW2024 and #SkillsForLife on social media to join the conversation.
Discover apprenticeships: Visit http://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk to delve deeper into the world of apprenticeships. Uncover the myriad opportunities they offer for personal and professional growth, ensuring a future shaped by enduring skills for life.