New Apprenticeships in Planning and Building Control, Thursday 25 April 2013, 10am
Click here for notes and presentations from the event.
National Apprenticeship Week 2013
Boroughs held a range of events for NA Week this year.
Enfield celebrated the successes of apprentices on the council scheme and those who have secured a place with a local business as part of the Enterprising Apprenticeship programme with local business.
Barnet ATA and a local provider, First Rung jointly hosted an apprenticeship stand at their annual Careers Fair.
Tower Hamlets hosted a celebration event ‘Celebrating employment and opportunity’ at the Council Chamber in the Town Hall. At the event they celebrated achievements of local people including apprentices, graduates, internships, jobseekers, and trainees.
Islington hosted an event for local employers at the K&M Painting and Decorating Academy, and a an Apprenticeship briefing for local jobseekers.
Wandsworth Lifelong Learning promoted their apprenticeship opportunities at Wandsworth Jobcentre Plus, and one of the apprentices placed into work by Wandsworth featured in a national newspaper during Apprenticeship Week.
Camden launched a 100 in 100 campaign (aimed at creating 100 new apprenticeships in 100 days), and ran a series of events for young people which started in Apprenticesip Week and will continue throughout the 100 days.
Newham hosted a range of events, including a Q&A session for apprentices to put questions to the borough Executive Director, a drop-in session for managers to find out more about apprenticeships, and the start of a new recruitment round for 15 new vacancies.
Apprentices in Ealing attended tea with the Mayor, facilitated sessions at the Ealing Youth Conference to inform young people about apprenticeships, and raised money for charity by wearing a onesie to work.
Work Redbridge held an Apprenticeship Fair for 16 to 24 year olds, and included a range of employers, training providers and apprenticeship ambassadors.
Bexley celebrated the 21st birthday of their apprenticeship scheme, and published a daily blog, which highlighted the benefits of apprenticeships, celebrated new apprentice recruits and heard about the individual learning journey of an apprentice.
Higher Apprenticeship Event, 19 October 2012
This event explored 10 of the new Higher Apprenticeships available to employers. The presentations and summaries of the frameworks are available on the event page.
London Borough Apprenticeship Awards 2012
The awards took place on 27 September, and celebrated the best apprentices working for London boroughs. You can find out who won on the event page.
Apprenticeship and Procurement Fund, 21 June 2012
An event for borough officers in procurement, apprenticeships, and regeneration, sharing results of London Councils' small grants programme for boroughs to increase the number of apprenticeships created in their supply chains. For more information see the event page
Apprenticeship Celebration Event
On 14 March we celebrated London boroughs' achievement in creating over 2600 new apprenticeships. See photographs from the event here.
Presentations are available to download at the bottom of this page.
Boosting local businesses and jobs - the role of London boroughs, 6 Feb 2012
An event looking at how London boroughs are supporting local businesses to grow, encouraging the creation of new jobs and delivering opportunities for residents to develop their skills.
To download notes and presentations from this event visit the event page.
National Apprenticeship Week, 6-10 Feb 2012
Activity took place across London during National Apprenticeship Week including:
Apprenticeships - Supporting success from A to Z
17 October 2011. How can more people gain the skills they need to start an apprenticeship? Once someone has started their apprenticeship, how can they be supported to succeed, and what assistance do managers need to help deliver a great apprenticeship? And once an apprenticeship comes to an end, what are the options for higher level training, through higher apprenticeships or university?
Presentations from the event are available here.
Getting Young Londoners Working
14 September, 2011. This London Councils event looked at good practice from three boroughs on how they are working with schools, local businesses and young people to improve employment prospects for young people. Presentations from the event are available here.