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National Apprenticeship Week 2024 - Be up-to-date! (All, Years, 5th - 11th Feb 2024)


National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is the biggest week in the Apprenticeships calendar! It is an annual, week-long celebration of apprenticeships and everyone involved with them. The week brings together the entire apprenticeship community to celebrate the value, benefit and opportunity that apprenticeships bring


Key facts about the week

  • 2024 will be the 17th NAW, having originally started in 2007.

  • It runs from Monday 5th – Sunday 11th February 2024.

  • It includes thousands of activities and events, both in-person and online, across England. There will be a huge media presence, with interviews and news articles throughout the week.

  • Each year, the week has a theme. This year it is 'Skills For Life’.

  • The Department for Education has also released two helpful Toolkits - one for apprenticeships and a second specifically for T Levels. They can be downloaded here:. naw.appawards.co.uk


Below are some fantastic resources to help you keep in the know with apprenticeships:

 

In the following short film you will gain a quick overview of the wonderful apprenticeship opportunities at GWH.


 

JANUARY PARENTS & CARERS PACK 

The January Parents & Carers Pack is now available to download here.


The pack explores plans for National Apprenticeship Week 2024, a 10-step plan for apprenticeships, the new Medical Doctor degree apprenticeship, T Levels in Agriculture, HTQs and much more. 


You can also access it here:

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 SEARCHING & APPLYING FOR T LEVELS AND APPRENTICESHIPS 

The next webinar in the series of ASK L&D webinars for parents/carers and teachers/careers advisers explores how to find and apply for apprenticeships. An additional webinar is also available to explore the application process for T Levels.

Find out more about upcoming webinars here 

 

NAW EVENTS MAP 2024  

The National Apprenticeship Week 2024 events map now has over 370+ events featured, showcasing face to face and virtual events that are taking place throughout the week with employers, schools/colleges, training providers, apprentices and more.

Click here to view the map or to add your events. 

 

BRITISH ARMY - NAW WEBINAR 

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, England's top apprenticeship employer, The British Army, invite you to an exclusive webinar to learn more about the amazing apprenticeship opportunities available for individuals looking to start an exciting career in the British Army. To register and find out more, click here 

 

Watch Apprentice Film Stories

Watch films that showcase apprentices in roles from firefighter to working in parliament, and gently tackles misconceptions about the types of role you could have as an apprentice.


 

Green Apprenticeships Film

These inspirational films showcase apprentices working in roles that help the environment, reduce carbon emissions and protect the planet.



 

This is my Story Film

This brand new 6-minute film (with British Sign Language interpretation) follows the inspirational stories of apprentices with learning differences, disabilities and health conditions.


Learn how these apprentices are progressing their careers through apprenticeships and the ways that their employers and training providers are supporting them.


 

The 'Apprenticeship Arcade'

The 'Apprenticeship Arcade' features a suite of fun and engaging games for students, with new games added for 2024.


 

Rapid Reads

A series of 'Rapid Reads' (1 - 3 pages) have been produced to support students, teachers, parents and anyone that is interested to understand and explore apprenticeships and technical education.


A collection of 20+ fact sheets that are designed to quickly inform the reader about key topics.

  1. What is an apprenticeship?

  2. What is a degree apprenticeship?

  3. Apprenticeship finances

  4. Apprenticeship levels explained

  5. End Point Assessment explained

  6. Finding the best apprenticeship for you

  7. Relocating for an apprenticeship

  8. Top Tips to find a green apprenticeship

  9. How do I write a CV?

  10. Writing a covering letter New GCSE Grades explained

  11. What are T Levels?

  12. What are traineeships?

  13. What is the Baker Clause?

  14. What is the Provider Access Legislation?

  15. What support can I expect from my child's school?


 

How to apply for an apprenticeship

Your step-by-step guide to applying for an apprenticeship. Information and advice for every stage of the apprenticeship recruitment process.

The guide includes:

How do I apply for an apprenticeship?

Describing your skills, strengths and experiences

Researching a company before applying


 

Updated Higher and Degree listing

The Higher & Degree listing showcases hundreds of vacancies from various employers throughout England for apprenticeship vacancies starting in 2024. The latest listing can be downloaded from the Amazing Apprenticeships website.


 

Discover the amazing world of apprenticeships.


A high-impact way to showcase the breadth and variety of apprenticeships.

Apprentices are all around us, often working in surprising roles – watch ‘Apprentices are amazing’ to be inspired to find out more.

 

Our collection of short Apprentice Story films showcases the breadth and variety of apprenticeships, including Firefighting, Engineering, Broadcasting, Zookeeping and more.

 

Discover our series of short and engaging films covering 12 school subjects and the many apprenticeship roles they link with.


Each film introduces a range of apprentice roles linked to the subject and outlines some of the tasks you could expect to be doing in each apprenticeship.


Includes:

  • Science

  • Maths

  • PE & Sport

  • English

  • ICT & Computing

  • History

  • Languages

  • Geography

  • Food & Nutrition

  • Drama

  • Business Studies

  • Art & Design

To discover our full range of subject films, click here.

 

Brought to you through a collaboration with Amazing Apprenticeships and Not Going To Uni, the brilliant podcast is hosted by highly acclaimed broadcaster and journalist, Rachel Burden and produced by award-winning journalist, Steve Bland. This podcast is a great starting point and features accompanying resources for parents and carers to use with their child(ren).



 

Live Apprenticeship Broadcasts all week

Watch FREE National Apprenticeship Week 2024 live broadcasts starting on the Careers LIVE channel during NAW2024.

 

You can view the running order on the link below by clicking the running order tab on the page. 

 

 

Apprenticeship Search

Search for an apprenticeship and set up email alerts via Find an Apprenticeship

 

Discover more resources and information for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 here

 

What to find out even more?


Find out more about apprenticeships at www.apprenticeships.gov.uk


Learn about other pathways such as:


 

We hope you enjoy increasing your knowledge about apprenticeships and celebrating NAW2024!

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