IPS on National Apprenticeship Awards judging panel 2017

IPS were honoured to be invited on the judging panel for the National Apprenticeship Awards this year, with our very own Business Development Manager Sharon Sewell having taken part in the judging process a few months ago.

The National Apprenticeship Awards are now in their fourteenth year and were designed to showcase the range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships and celebrate the success of outstanding apprentices and top employers.

The awards recognise excellence in business that grows. The awards challenge top apprentices and apprenticeship employers across England to show how apprentices have made a difference to themselves and their careers and their organizations.

91 employers and 84 individuals are competing for awards in ten categories in the regional stage of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

The award categories are:

Employer categories

  • Small Employer of the Year
  • Medium Employer of the Year
  • Large Employer of the Year
  • Macro Employer of the Year
  • Newcomer SME of the Year
  • Newcomer Large Employer of the Year

Apprentice categories

  • Intermediate Apprentice of the Year
  • Advanced Apprentice of the Year
  • Higher or Degree Apprentice of the Year
  • Apprenticeship Champion of the Year

The regional finalists for this year’s awards were announced on the 9th August. Click here for more information:

Key dates to look at for, for the National Apprenticeship Awards

October 2017 – Regional Winners announced

Thursday 30 November 2017 – National Finalists announced

January 2018 – National Awards to be held.

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