Small Employer of the Year

This award recognises small employers with 1 to 25 employees who believe in the value of apprenticeships, champion them within the business and are rewarded for doing so.

Judges will be looking for employers who can demonstrate the positive impact apprenticeships have had on their business, the provisions put in place to provide high-quality training and development opportunities for employees, and how the learning is flexible and tailored to its learners.

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Medium Employer of the Year

This award recognises medium employers with 25 to 250 employees who believe in the value of apprenticeships, champion them within the business and are rewarded for doing so.

Judges will be looking for employers who can demonstrate the positive impact apprenticeships have had on their business, the provisions put in place to provide high-quality training and development opportunities for employees, and how the learning is flexible and tailored to its learners.

Sponsored by The Skills Network

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Large Employer of the Year

This award recognises large employers with 250 or more employees who believe in the value of apprenticeships, champion them within the business and are rewarded for doing so.

Judges will be looking for employers who can demonstrate the positive impact apprenticeships have had on their business, the provisions put in place to provide high-quality training and development opportunities for employees, and how the learning is flexible and tailored to its learners.

Sponsored by The Skills Network

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Best Community Outreach Programme

This award goes to any sized employer who has successfully implemented a programme to connect the local community and raise awareness of not just their apprenticeship offering, but also apprenticeships within their sector.

Judges will be looking for employers who champion apprenticeships in everything they do! They’ll want to see examples of how the employer celebrates apprenticeships as a career springboard to their workforce, stakeholders and the wider community using a multichannel approach.

Sponsored by PAL

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Connect2Care’s National Employer of the Year Award

This award is not open to nominations.

Chosen from the winners from all employer categories, this award goes to the employer who is passionate about apprenticeships and has done more than any other to put apprenticeships at the centre of their business.

Judges will be looking for an employer which has shown true innovation and a forward-thinking attitude when it comes to their apprenticeship programme.

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