New Apprenticeship Awards Announced

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  Posted by: electime      20th March 2019

The Apprenticeship Management Group has unveiled the categories for their nationwide search for the best apprentices and employers.

The company, that look after the apprenticeship training programmes and apprenticeship levy for the Electrical Distributors Association, Builders Merchants Federation, British Coating Federation, FIESTA (Furniture and Interiors, Skills and Training Alliance) and  Water and other Utility Companies, amongst others, have launched their own awards initiative to find “the people that make a difference in the work place,” explained managing director John Henry.

“We look after a number of federations and organisations but we want to open this competition to not just in those, we are looking for the best apprentices out there and we want to recognise their personal achievements and contributions to their employer businesses.

“National Apprenticeship Week is the perfect time to make this announcement. An apprenticeship can be a fast track to a career in an array of industries and we have many extremely talented individuals out there. This is our way of acknowledging them.” He added.

The categories are: Apprentice Champion of the Year, Employer of the Year, Advanced Apprentice of the Year, Intermediate Apprentice of the Year and Rising Star of the Year. To enter simply email with your name, nomination, company and 200 words on why this person or business should win. There will then be a shortlist announced in May with the awards taking place in August.

The Cirencester, Gloucestershire based trade apprenticeship specialists not only manage training and apprentices but also provide advice and guidance as well as management of apprenticeship levy funds.

Director John Henry said: “By using an apprenticeship facilities service like ourselves we remove the perceived barriers to entry and ongoing reporting and management commitments that have clearly prevented many employers from enjoying the benefits of funded training at all levels and to all ages within your key team members. Our experienced apprenticeship managers assessing and guide you in your businesses training from engagement to and at every step of the way. We recruit if needed and negotiate and contract with the best colleges and providers to ensure best outcome. We manage levy or contribution payments on your behalf. We even provide all employers with a real time reporting suite to track progression and enable you to manage your training programs without the many concerns voiced by employer around the country.

“It is not just the large organisations who can use the levy, SME’s have access to a full range of training providers and courses for in house training and recruitment also and can even outsource the employment of apprentices to our Apprenticeship Training Agency.”

For more information please contact The Apprenticeship Management Group on 0117 2302313 or email