Employers who fire up their business with apprenticeships.
Inspirational apprentices who blaze their own trail, and rising stars with the drive to succeed.
Individuals who champion apprenticeships with passion.
The National Apprenticeship Awards are here to celebrate them all.Find Out More
The National Apprenticeship
ENTRY TO THE 2019 NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS IS NOW CLOSED
The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in their 16th Year, showcase the diverse range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships, and the success stories of those who have embraced apprenticeships with zest.
Apprenticeships are helping employers to thrive and apprentices to follow their dreams. The awards provide an opportunity to celebrate the very best employers, apprentices and apprenticeship champions across the country.
Friday 19 July 2019 – status of application announced following assessment stage
Wednesday 7 August 2019 – Regional Finalists announced
September 2019 – Regional Winners announced
Wednesday 27 November 2019 – National Ceremony
until the awards close for registered applications
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There are three Apprentice of the Year categories: Intermediate, Advanced and Higher or Degree.
These awards recognise apprentices who have made a real difference to their workplace and used an apprenticeship to boost their career.
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There are three categories, dependant on the size of the organisation: SME, Large and Macro.
These awards recognise employers who have put apprenticeships at the heart of their business and reaped the benefits.
The Recruitment Excellence Award 2019 winner will also be selected from entries across the three categories. This award identifies employers who use innovative recruitment processes to ensure diversity in their workforce.
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The Rising Star category seeks to identify apprentices that have made impressive progress in their career to date and have the potential to go even further. Rising Star entrants are nominated by their employer.
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This award is for individuals who champion apprenticeships with enthusiasm. Their passion for apprenticeships is exceptional. The award is open to all individuals, and the initial nomination will come from a colleague or contact who recognises their 'champion' credentials.
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"We are absolutely delighted to win this award as recognition at the highest level of our commitment to apprenticeships".Will Heffernan, Trainee Engineer, Troup, Bywaters + Anders
Winner - The BAE Systems Award for SME Employer of the Year 2018
"Being recognised by the National Apprenticeship Service is a great achievement that provides a real sense of accomplishment".Jenny Conlon, Training Manager, KMF Precision Sheet Metal Limited
Winner - The Royal Navy Award for Large Employer of the Year 2018
"It is absolutely phenomenal to win the Intermediate Apprentice of the Year award! I believe my success will inspire and strive others to work hard. The sky is the limit!"Muhammad Uddin
Winner - The British Army Award for Intermediate Apprentice of the Year 2018
"I’m thrilled to win the Advanced Apprentice of the Year award! It’s such a large and prestigious event, it’s just a fantastic feeling to have won".Daniel Millington
Winner - The Rolls-Royce Award for Advanced Apprentice of the Year 2018