National Apprenticeship Week 2021
Build the Future: Train, Retain and Achieve
The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase how apprenticeships have helped employers and people of all ages and backgrounds. Employers are encouraged to promote the great work of their apprentices, whilst highlighting the many benefits apprenticeships bring to their business. Apprentices, at all stages of their learning will also be celebrated over the course of National Apprenticeship Week 2021.
More information on National Apprenticeship Week 2021 is available on GOV.UK and on social media channels. Follow @Apprenticeships on Twitter and National Apprenticeship Service on LinkedIn to keep up to date.
Enginuity are taking an active part in the week and will be promoting new content each day to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of Apprenticeships. Make sure to follow us and check back for updates throughout the event.
See the Week in View for all upcoming information and other events you may be interested in happening throughout the week.
New content will be released each day, make sure to check it out below…
Friday 12th February
Meet the Engineers
Interested in finding about how you can turn what you love into engineering? Check out the different opportunities in engineering from farming to robotics and more. @thisisengineering shows the stories all different types of engineers.
DRIVES Learning Platform
The Drives Learning Platform is currently offering these free Automotive Courses. Interested? Register and start learning today!
Thursday 11th February
Giving Apprentices A Voice
Enginuity has been surveying colleges & training providers throughout Covid-19 to understand their experiences of the pandemic. This #NAW2021 we want to hear from apprentices – the most important people in any apprenticeships programme. Read and share our blog piece now.
Colliding gaming and engineering together, Skills Miner is a newly created world, which uncovers, captures and endorses your gaming expertise against engineering skills. Unearth your inner engineer. Take control of the future of engineering … it’s in your hands.
Wednesday 10th February
Use the #AskAnApprentice hashtag on Twitter during 12 noon – 2pm on Wednesday 10th and encourage aspiring apprentices, their parents and employers to ask you questions about your apprenticeship. Encourage your followers to also follow the hashtag and look out for posts on @Apprenticeships, as apprentices will be taking over the channel.
Is an Apprenticeship in Engineering for you?
We’ve collated some of the most popular questions asked online about engineering and engineering skills – covering everything from ‘what is engineering’ to ‘what skills are required to be an engineer?’ – and put them to Enginuity’s expert Head of Policy and Strategy, Jacqueline Hall, to find out the answers.
Tuesday 9th February
Learn with Engage
This #NAW2021 learn something new! Engage is our online platform that can upgrade your skillset for industry 4.0. Learn from industry experts in a range of courses, building your digital and technological skill knowledge.
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Amazing Apprentices Resources
Check out Amazing Apprentices resources which has everything you need for National Apprenticeship Week, including a brand-new digital Activity Pack, Subject Snapshot guides, a fun and interactive apprenticeship quiz, a virtual activities guide, an apprenticeship case study film and much more!
Monday 8th February
Apprenticeships Post COVID
The opportunity is there – we just need to harness young people’s keenness to build a better world and equip them with the skills they’ll need to do it. Here, a new opportunity calls for an (in engineering) age-old solution.
Industry Apprenticeship Council Survey
The Industry Apprentice Council is the voice of apprentices from across the world of advanced manufacturing and engineering. We send out regular surveys to understand what’s important to apprentices, and we turn the results into our prestigious annual reports. In just five minutes you can give us your views and help to make this IAC report the most insightful ever – at a time when ensuring the views and experiences of apprentices are heard is more important than ever before. It’s your future, so shape it!