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Welcome to the Apprenticeships Open Day

We are very pleased to be welcoming you onto campus – we hope that you find the day informative and engaging.

Please see below your exclusive guide, designed to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Newton building

On arrival

Please enter the Newton Building by the main entrance on Goldsmith Street, NG1 4BU.

Once inside, please make your way to the registration desk, located to the left of the coffee pod directly in front of you. This will be clearly signposted, with student ambassadors on hand to direct you.

Don’t forget to pick up your guide and free tote bag!

After registration, please make your way downstairs to Level 0, where the Apprenticeship Open Day will take place.

Employer Hub

Here, you will be able to ask questions and find out first-hand about the apprenticeship journey, from current employers and apprentices themselves. Looking for an apprenticeship? Don’t miss your opportunity to take part in interactive sessions and talk with employers about their apprenticeship opportunities.

A list of exhibiting employers by stand number and zone can be seen below:

Stand NumberOrganisationZone
1 MHR Professional Services
2 Experian Professional Services
3 SDL Surveying Professional Services
4 Greencore Food
5 Moy Park Food
6 University of Nottingham Public Sector
7 Nottingham Trent University Public Sector
8 MJC Law Professional Services
9 KPMG Professional Services
10 Hopkins Solicitors Professional Services
11 ABP Beef Food
12 Unilever Food
13 Nottingham College Public Sector
14 Ashfield District Council Public Sector
15 RJA Consulting Construction
16 PCE Ltd Construction
17 Balfour Beatty Construction
18 BWB Consulting Construction
19 Eurovia UK Construction
20 Danaher and Walsh Construction
21 Summers Inman Construction
22 GMI Construction Construction
23 Bowmer and Kirkland Construction
24 Morgan Sindall Construction
25 BSP Consulting Construction
26 Nottingham University Hospitals Trust Healthcare
27 Notts Healthcare Healthcare
28 DSL Group

Presentation Hub

Located in Central Court, directly downstairs from the registration desk, the presentation hub is where you can find a series of talks aimed at providing you with more information on apprenticeships.

See the full schedule for the day below:

Talks for potential apprentices



1.15 pm

What are Higher and Degree Apprenticeships?

1.45 pm

Apprenticeships at NTU.

2.15 pm

Your apprenticeship experience at NTU.

2.45 pm

Finding an apprenticeship and next steps.

4.00 pm Interactive panel discussion with current apprentices and employers, industry experts and training providers.

Talks for apprenticeship employers



3.00 pm

Introduction to NTU apprenticeships: employer focus.

3.20 pm

Can apprenticeships support my recruitment and retention strategy?

3.35 pm

Training and funding: information for employers.

3.50 pm

6 hours off-the-job training: an employer's guide.

4.00 pm Interactive panel discussion with current apprentices and employers, industry experts and training providers.
5.00 pm Networking and refreshments

Panel discussion

From 4.00 pm, there will be an interactive panel discussion, including current apprentices and employers, industry experts and training providers. The confirmed list of panellists can be seen below:

Current Apprentice - Jordan Piano, Nottingham Trent University

Current Apprentice – Bethany Pass, Ideagen

Training Provider – Maxine Blake, Nottingham College

Large Employer – Michelle Hallsworth, Bowmer & Kirkland

Facilitator – Andy King, NTU Apprenticeships team

NTU Apprenticeship Awards 2023 – Nomination reveal

From 4.30 pm, we will be revealing the nominees for this year’s NTU Apprenticeship Awards. Meet some of our most inspiring apprentices and employers and find out why they have been chosen to be part of our Apprenticeship Awards shortlist.


Apprenticeships open day employers

There will also be the opportunity to liaise with academics, course leaders and members of the NTU Apprenticeships team in the NTU hub.

Find out more about how our apprenticeship courses and try our courses out for yourself with our Give it a Go sessions.

You can also learn more about life at NTU and the support available for apprentices by talking to members of our student support team.

Need assistance?

If you require any assistance during the day, simply make your way to the NTU desk, located in both the employer and NTU hubs, where a member of our team will be happy to help.

Get involved

We really hope you enjoy finding out more about NTU apprenticeships during our first ever Apprenticeship Open Day. Let us know how you are getting on by sharing regular updates and photos on social media, and tagging Nottingham Trent University and the official National Apprenticeship Week 2023 hashtag: #NAW2023

Follow us on social media to be the first to find out about other news, events and opportunities that may be of interest to you.

For students and apprentices:

  • Instagram - @nottinghamtrentuni
  • Facebook - Nottingham Trent University

For employers

  • LinkedIn - @NTU Business and Employers
  • Twitter - @ntuworkingwithu

We hope you enjoy the Apprenticeships Open Day.