New apprenticeship programme kicked off National Apprenticeship Week 2018

peopleNational Apprenticeship Week 2018 was officially launched at the BBC on March 5, with the announcement of a new ground-breaking apprenticeship programme.

image Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds MP and Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service.
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UK Government writes:

Held at BBC Broadcasting House with social mobility charity, the Sutton Trust, the launch event was hosted by BBC Home Affairs Editor Mark Easton and Claire Paul, the BBC’s Director of Leadership Development and New Talent. Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds MP, BBC Director General Tony Hall and Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service were all in attendance.

The ‘Apprenticeships Work’ themed National Apprenticeship Week is the 11th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships and during the week employers and apprentices from across England came together to showcase the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career…

The Apprenticeship Ambassador Network aims to grow the apprenticeship programme by engaging with new employers whilst promoting all aspects of apprenticeships – including traineeships, higher level apprenticeships and introducing new sectors to apprenticeships.

A second BBC programme, also announced ….., will be based in Cardiff, Wales and will offer 10 full time, paid, pre-employment traineeships to high potential raw talent with the ambition to apply for 10 BBC Wales Journalism Apprenticeships. The programme will be supported by further opportunities for young people to attend BBC ‘Boot Camp’ training sessions and access to work experience placements.

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