National Apprenticship Week 2023
An overview of our activity for National Apprenticeship Week 2023

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2023 is the 16th annual celebration of apprenticeships. This year’s theme is ‘Skills for Life’ and we have lots of exciting activities taking place for NAW.

Throughout the week we will be showcasing how apprenticeships can help individuals develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career and help businesses to develop a talented workforce that is equipped with skills for the future.

Taking the theme of “Skills for Life” we will be showcasing our people, employers and apprentices with themes dedicated in and around:

Life-long learning

A common misconception is that apprenticeships are just for school or college leavers. While many apprentices are relatively young, apprenticeships are by no means limited to those people who are starting their career journey. Many of our apprenticeship programmes are designed to help you develop your skills to take you to the next step on your career journey. 

Find out more by speaking to our Business Development Department on 0161 480 8171 or clicking on the “Contact Us” button at the bottom of this page. 

The Damar Difference 
 
We help organisations grow by providing expertly-designed training that maximise the long-term business benefits of developing new and existing staff. We also help individuals to start and progress in their careers, and support people to achieve their full potential.  CLICK HERE to find out more about what differentiates us from other training providers.
 
Practicing what we preach! 
 
It only makes sense during NAW that we showcase one of our own colleagues, Olivia Downings, a former apprentice who achieved a Level 3 in Business Administration in November 2022. CLICK HERE to read our interview with Olivia where she explains her apprenticeship journey. 
 
And don’t forget to follow us on our social channels where we will be posting in and around these themes! 

Resources and Additional Reading:

Shining a spotlight on our Recruitment Team

To support NAW we managed to sit down and speak to our Recruitment Co-Ordinators, Sabina Adam and Hannah Bennett, who outline the pivotal role they play within our organisation.

 CLICK HERE to read the full interview.

Are you applying for an apprenticeship vacancy but don’t know where to start? 

CLCK HERE to get some tips when applying for apprenticeship vacancies. 

CLICK HERE to read some additional tips that you may want to consider before you start applying!

Advice for apprentices working from home

CLICK HERE to read an article by Molly Cockcroft, a Paralegal Apprentice at Irwin Mitchell, who has some great advice for new apprentices working from home or are adapting to the hybrid ways of working.

Get in touch with us today:

Call our Business Development Department on 0161 480 8171 or click on the “Contact Us” button below where a member of our team will be happy to talk or meet with you, without any obligation, to run through your own, your staff development and apprenticeship recruitment needs.  

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