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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK (NAW) 2023
National Apprenticeship Week 2023 ran from 6-12 February (inclusive), highlighting this increasingly popular, progressive and rewarding career pathway. Please see below for a wide range of information and resources about apprenticeship roles and the opportunities available in a variety of sectors.
To begin your NAW23 journey, click here to see a film about the First 100 Days in a range of apprenticeships across the UK.
The Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) teamed up with Youth Employment to create FREE Online courses to explore apprenticeships. Click here for more information. Learn more about life as an apprentice here.
Careermap recorded a whole week of live NAW2023 events. Click here to catch up!
The Student Room (TSR) offered guides and information about apprenticeships. Click here to explore them.
Your Game Plan published their 2023 series of Industry Insights for apprenticeships in the following career sectors (click on the links below):
Banking and Finance
Defence and Security
Environment and Sustainability
Police Constable Apprenticeships with The Metropolitan Police
To find out about degree apprenticeships with the Police, click here to register for the Amazing Apprenticeships exclusive webinar with the Metropolitan Police. You can watch this 5-minute film about their apprenticeship programme too.
Five simple ways to find an Apprenticeship
Click here to discover what they are.
What qualifications can you get from an Apprenticeship?
Click here to find out!
Did you know that apprenticeships can progress to degree and Master’s level?
Click here to find out more from the Department of Education and here to see degree apprenticeship listings through Amazing Apprenticeships.
Apprenticeship or university?
Click here to explore this choice.
Become an apprentice: Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting your apprenticeship here
Do you think apprenticeships are just for trade jobs?
Click here for the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) video to bust common myths about apprenticeships!
Learn more about Apprenticeships in…
Click on the links below (from GetMyFirstJob) for more information about apprenticeship routes into the following industry sectors:
…and learn about a business apprenticeship at Accounting firm EY
Engineering and Manufacturing
…and personal experience of an engineering apprenticeship here
Fire and Rescue… click here to watch an inspiring short film about becoming a firefighter
Sports and Marketing: learn about one apprentice’s experience
UK and Regional Apprenticeship Vacancies
See current apprenticeship vacancies/ create an account to alert you to new apprenticeships in your preferred industries here
Apprenticeships Anglia link you with the latest apprenticeship vacancies in Suffolk and Norfolk. Mentoring support is one of the services offered to help you connect with employers offering apprenticeships across our region.
Amazing Apprenticeships: click here to see a range of current apprenticeship vacancies with the Armed Forces, Coca-Cola and Virgin, amongst other organisations
Anglian Water are offering a range of apprenticeships across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex, beginning in August and September 2022:
Click here for more information about apprenticeship vacancies in Cambridge
Click here for information about apprenticeships in Norfolk, and
Click here for information about apprenticeships in Essex and Suffolk
BT Apprenticeships: Click here to find out more about the apprenticeships offered with BT.
Apprenticeships Suffolk publish current local apprenticeship vacancies in the region here.
Click on Wednesday Weekly for the latest Suffolk Apprenticeships
West Suffolk College have the latest apprenticeship vacancies with a variety of local employers here.
WS Training publish a range of local apprenticeships jobs here
West Suffolk Council: Study up to degree level on a range of apprenticeships including business administration, legal, human resources, finance, surveying and planning to waste resources, mechanics and horticulture, as well as other areas. Click here to find out more.
Take a look at the following videos of apprentices currently working at West Suffolk Council:
- Oliver: https://youtu.be/TagiUlMmKGY
- Carmen: https://youtu.be/iwjbcwxzSoE
- Charlotte: https://youtu.be/MK5FyvIgGHo
- Katie: https://youtu.be/1h0VOuxBxxY