National Apprenticeship Week 2017 – 6th-10th March

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Every year the National Apprenticeships Service runs the National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate and promote apprenticeships in the UK, and this year it’s bigger and better with a huge line up of national events and local independent events being run by local organisations.

The Big Assembly

The main aim of the week is to educate and inspire young people across the country about apprenticeships and the opportunities available through this type of career path. The biggest event during this week is the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest online careers advice seminar ever run – appropriately named ‘The Big Assembly’ where schools from across the country are encouraged to register and join the online seminar to further inspire their students with apprenticeships information. (Click here to read more)


Here in Buckinghamshire the team at the Bucks Skills Hub in partnership with Buckinghamshire Business First are starting off our series of three apprenticeship events #TalentTuesday on the 7th March  6pm-7.30pm at the National Film and Television School (NFTS), Beaconsfield.


It’s easy to get involved in National Apprenticeship week with a range of events, activities and competitions that your school can take part in, to shine the torch on apprenticeships and the benefits they can have on a young persons career. For more ideas on activities you can run at your school during #NAW2017 scroll down to see the official ideas list or click below to visit the official website.

As an added activity to get your students considering an apprenticeship why not click here and show them all of the Buckinghamshire based apprenticeships available on .

National Apprenticeship Week 2017