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National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week is an annual celebration of all things apprenticeships. National Apprenticeship Week will take place from the 5th to the 11th of February 2024. Here in Greater Manchester there will be lots of events celebrating the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy. 

Festival of Apprenticeships - online careers fair

Online careers fair for anyone looking to learn about apprenticeships

Location: Online

Date: 05/02/2024 - 11/02/2024

Register here: Festival of Apprenticeships (external website)

Apprenticeship Employer Breakfast Event

Join us for an engaging event featuring a range of guest speakers including the Co-op and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Hear from apprentices themselves on how apprenticeships have shaped their future. Learn first-hand how integrating apprenticeships into your workforce can strategically address your organisation’s skills needs. This event is for employers and industry leads.

Location: Greater Manchester Business School, University of Bolton, Bolton

Date: 06/02/2024

Time: 8:00-10:30

Register here: Apprenticeship Employer Event | University of Bolton (external website)

Hopwood Hall college open evening

This open evening is aimed at year 11s and above who are looking to network with employers in the district, we are also inviting other training providers who have a different offering to Hopwood Hall also.

Location: Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale Road, Middleton M24 6XH

Date: 07/02/2024

Time: 16:30-19:00

Register here: Apprenticeships Open Event - Wednesday 7th February 2024 - Hopwood Hall College and University Centre (external website)

Creative Digital Design Information Webinar

As part of the National Apprenticeship Week 2024, we are hosting this insightful webinar on the Creative Digital Design Apprenticeship, where you'll gain an overview of the programme and details about our upcoming cohorts. This event is for aspiring apprentices. 

Location: Online

Date: 05/02/2024

Time: 14:00-15:00

Register here: Creative Digital Design Information Webinar Tickets, Mon 5 Feb 2024 at 14:00 | Eventbrite (external website).

Festival of Engineering & Construction

An event aimed at those looking for apprenticeship opportunities in engineering & construction. This event will include tours of the facilities and industry masterclasses led by employers.

Location: Centre of Excellence in Engineering and Construction, Pagefield Centre, Walkden Avenue, Wigan WN1 2JH

Date: 05/02/2024

Time: 16:30-19:30

Register here: Festival of Engineering & Construction 2024 Tickets, Mon 5 Feb 2024 at 16:30 | Eventbrite (external website)

Empowering You, Our Future Workforce: National Apprenticeship Week 2024

This event will bring together a panel of employers and apprentices and will serve as a platform for sharing success stories, showcasing the achievements of apprenticeships, and promoting the benefits of this valuable form of training. Throughout this event, there will be panel discussions and opportunities for employers to network and learn more about apprenticeships and how employing new apprentices can enhance their company. It is time to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of apprentices and the impact they have on shaping our economy.

Location: Venues @ Cornerstone, 2 Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3NQ

Date: 08/02/2024

Time: 09:30-12:00

Register here: Empowering You, Our Future Workforce: National Apprenticeship Week 2024 Tickets, Thu 8 Feb 2024 at 09:30 | Eventbrite (external website)

Apprenticeships Live Webinar

An exciting event dedicated to exploring the world of apprenticeships for people from ethnic minority. Whether you're a student, a professional, an employer, a parent , a carer, an unemployed or simply curious about apprenticeship opportunities, this webinar is for you!

Location: Online

Date: 07/02/2024

Time: 13:00-14:00

Register here: Apprenticeships Live Webinar Tickets, Wed 7 Feb 2024 at 13:00 | Eventbrite (external website)

Skills for life Wythenshawe Apprenticeship fair

Come along to find out more about apprenticeships and career opportunities from a wide range of employers and providers. With a guest appearance from Mike Kane MP. 

Location: Wythenshawe Forum, Forum Centre Forum Square, Benchill M22 5RX

Date: 08/02/2024

Time: 09:30-12:30

No need to register - just come along!

Digital Skills Festival 2024: Digital Apprenticeships Day (For Apprentices)

Discover and be inspired on how you can step into a digital career, learn more about the roles industry is looking for and the people needed to fulfil these roles, the attributes employers are looking for and how the lives of many have been transformed by taking this next step. Your digital future starts here today.

Location: No.1 Circle Square, Oxford Road Manchester M1 7FS

Date: 06/02/2024

Time: 10:00-14:00

Register here: Digital Skills Festival 2024: Digital Apprenticeships Day (For Apprentices) Tickets, Tue 6 Feb 2024 at 10:00 | Eventbrite (external website)

Digital Skills Festival 2024: Digital Apprenticeships Day (For Businesses)

This session is designed to help employers explore their options and hear from organisations who can share their insights and wisdom around employing digital apprentices.

Connect with other businesses who share your values, ask your most pressing questions and get inspired by empowering & employing the next generation of tech talent.

Location: No.1 Circle Square, Oxford Road Manchester M1 7FS

Date: 06/02/2024

Time: 14:00-16:30

Register here: Digital Skills Festival 2024: Digital Apprenticeships Day (For Businesses) Tickets, Tue 6 Feb 2024 at 14:00 | Eventbrite (external website)