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National Apprenticeship Week 2022

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

 02 Feb 2022 | views: 485 | Virtual Events

National Apprenticeship Week 2022 is the 15th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships. It aims to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. To celebrate the week and the opportunities available to young people, we will be hosting live and pre-recorded talks throughout the week from STEM Ambassadors.

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Live Talks

Tuesday 8th February | 8.40am to 9.10am

From post 16 construction apprentice to business owner
Join Luke as he explains his path from brick laying apprentice, to self-employed business owner. Luke left school at 16 to pursue an apprenticeship in brick laying. Having worked his way up to management level he has completed qualifications equivalent to a PHD and now runs his own construction business.  Luke will tell his story, explain all about construction apprenticeships and answer students questions.


Thursday 10th February | 8.40am to 9.10am

Live talk with Electrical Engineering Apprentice Jasmine
STEM Ambassador Jasmine, who is currently in her second year of an Electrical engineering apprenticeship with Edwards Vacuum, will give the low down on what it's like to do an apprenticeship in 2022. This will be followed by an interactive Q and A session for students.


Friday 11th February | 8.40am to 9.10am

Meet Apprentices from Dovetail Games
Apprentices from video games company Dovetail games will give all the in's and out's about doing an apprenticeship in the video games industry along with answering all the students questions.


To book your place on these talks, please visit our events page. In addition, we will have a variety of pre-recorded videos available throughout the week by STEM Ambassadors in a range of STEM fields. Visit our STEM InSIGHT section to watch them and you can also watch our career talk videos!