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Regional National Apprenticeship Awards 2015 finalists announced

We are pleased to announce the regional finalists for this year’s National Apprenticeship Awards.

Some of the winners at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014
Some of the winners at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014

This year’s National Apprenticeship Awards will see almost 200 companies and individuals competing for the prestigious accolades.

The 2015 awards, now in their twelfth year, recognise excellence in businesses that grow their own apprentice talent and apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplace.

The 200 regional finalists fought off competition from over 1000 other entries made to the National Apprenticeship Service, which runs the Awards.

Eleven regional ceremonies will take place across the country in October, and each ceremony will celebrate winners and highly commended entries in 10 categories, which include.

Employer categories

  • The Unilever Award for Small Employer of the Year
  • The E.ON in partnership with the National Skills Academy for Power Award for Medium Employer of the Year
  • The BAE Systems Award for Large Employer of the Year
  • The BT Award for Macro Employer of the Year
  • The EDF Energy Award for Newcomer SME of the Year
  • The Rolls-Royce Award for Newcomer Large Employer of the Year

Apprentice categories

  • The McDonald’s Award for the Intermediate Apprentice of the Year
  • The EAL Award for the Advanced Apprentice of the Year
  • The Nuclear Decommissioning Site Licence Companies Award for the Higher Apprentice of the Year
  • The City & Guilds Award for the Apprenticeship Champion of the Year

After the regional ceremonies, the winners will progress to the next stage of the competition, where their applications will be assessed by a national judging panel. The national finalists will be announced in early December and will be invited to a glittering national ceremony on 26 January 2016, at Grosvenor House, London.

National Apprenticeship Awards - Regional Apprentice and Apprenticeship Champion Finalists 2015

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National Apprenticeship Awards - Regional Employer Finalists 2015

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Published 16 September 2015