1. Financial, Legal and Professional Services (Employer/Apprentice)
2. Health, Medical and Social Care (Employer/Apprentice)
3. Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (Employer/Apprentice)
4. Charity, Voluntary Organisations and Public Services (Employer/Apprentice)
5. Construction (Employer/Apprentice)
6. Engineering and Manufacturing (Employer/Apprentice)
7. Creative and Digital (Employer/Apprentice)
8. Transport and Logistics (Employer/Apprentice)
9. Small Medium Enterprise up to 250 employees
10.Large Business of the Year 250+ employees
11.School or Academy of the Year
12.Learning Provider of the Year
Judging and Shortlisting
Each Nomination will be assessed by at least 2 Judges
Each Nomination will be judged on its own merit
Nominations will be scored following the Judging criteria
5 Apprentices will be shortlisted for each Sector Category
3 Employers will be shortlisted for each Sector Category
Large & Small Employers will be filtered through and put into the
3 Schools or Academies will be shortlisted
5 Learning Providers will shortlisted
Those with highest scoring average will win the Award Category
In the event a decision cannot be made the head judge will refer back
to the judges for extra feedback
Apprentice must show that they had some level of interest in
apprenticeships prior to starting.
Apprentice to show that they could see the positive outcomes from
undertaking an apprenticeship programme. Apprentice must show that
they have seen themselves progress throughout their apprenticeship.
Apprentice must show evidence of their learning in the form of
achievements or reviews.
Apprentice must be able to talk about one area of their field, what they
have learnt and how it will impact their future.
Apprentice must show a willingness to win the award.
Apprentice must express the understanding of the value of the awards.
Apprentice must express how they will use the awards if they win.
Employer must be able to talk about how they have/are supporting
apprentices through apprenticeships.
Employer must be able to talk about the range of apprenticeships they
Employer must be able to present the number of apprentices they have
supported and how many have successfully completed their
Employer must show evidence of one apprentice who has in their career
using their apprenticeship.
Employer must be able to talk about how they reach out to potential
Employer must show a willingness to win the award.
Employer must express the understanding of the value of the awards.
Employer must express how they will use the awards if they win.