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National Apprenticeship Week 2022 at NTU

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National Apprenticeship Week returns from 7 -13 February 2022 with a series of in-person and online events taking place at NTU and across the UK over the seven-day period.

The theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Build the Future’ and will focus on the many ways that apprentices are having a positive impact on the workplace.

Please see a list of activities scheduled during the week below:

Nottingham Apprenticeship Conference

Date: Wednesday 9 February 2022

Time: 8.00 am – 2.00 pm

Location: Trent Bridge Cricket Ground

Delivered in partnership with Nottingham College and local authorities, this event is a valuable opportunity for employers to find out more about apprenticeships and hear from other businesses that have taken on an apprentice.

Open to employers across all industries, the conference will include an introduction from a surprise keynote speaker, a panel discussion with employers and their apprentices, and breakout sessions for businesses operating in the following industries:

  • Business and Administration
  • Construction
  • Digital and Technology
  • Food, Drink and Life Sciences
  • Health, Science and Care
  • Law

The conference will provide a rare opportunity to meet with apprentices and learn first-hand how an apprenticeship could impact your business. The conference is also open to existing NTU apprenticeship employers looking to expand their apprenticeship portfolio.

For updates on this event, please register your interest.


Apprentices: Meet your future employer!

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022

Time: 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm

Location: ISTeC Building, Clifton Campus

If you’d like to study an apprenticeship or you are a business looking for an apprentice, this event is for you. This fun and interactive match-making event gives you the opportunity to meet, network and discuss opportunities.

Held at our Clifton Campus, this event provides an opportunity for employers to talk about their apprenticeship vacancies and give an insight into their organisation to hundreds of potential apprenticeship applicants.

Employers already confirmed for the event include Experian, E.ON and Nottingham University Hospitals Trust.

For more information, please register your interest.


Nottingham Trent University Apprenticeship Awards 2022 – Nomination Reveal

Date: Friday 11 February 2022

Time: 2.00 pm

The NTU Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the hard work, success, and achievements of our apprentices and their employers. Employers are invited to recognise the work of their apprentices and their outstanding contribution to their business and to their studies by nominating them for the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year award. Equally, apprentices can showcase the support and dedication from their employers by nominating them for the Employer of the Year award.

Nominations will close on 14 January 2022 and we will be revealing the shortlist on Friday 11 February 2022. Shortlisted apprentices and employers will be invited to the Apprenticeship Awards at Nottingham Trent University’s City campus on 4 May 2022.

Learn more about the awards and remember to keep refreshing this page on the 11 February 2022 to find out if you have been shortlisted.

If you have any further questions regarding any of these events, please contact apprenticeships@ntu.ac.uk