An awareness-raising webinar initiative to showcase the benefits of apprenticeships will be launched across Staffordshire during National Apprenticeship Week 2024.
Employers, teachers, parents and students are all invited to take part in the online sessions.
A key event for employers is a webinar on 7 February showcasing the support available to Micro and SMEs when taking on an apprentice.
A webinar on 5 February informs teachers and parents about apprenticeship pathways.
Also during the week, building on the theme of “Skills for Life,” a number of Employer Webinars highlighting apprenticeship opportunities will be held with local companies inviting schools to sign up so that the contents can be livestreamed to students.
The webinar timetable for the week is as follows:
Monday, 5 February
9am – Employer webinar (30mins) with ORNUA
9am – Employer webinar (30mins) with IAE
6.30pm until 7.30pm – Event aimed at teachers and parents outlining apprenticeship pathways. It includes an overview of apprenticeships and input from an employer. Click here to book.
Wednesday, 7 February
9am – Employer webinar (30mins) with STOKE-ON-TRENT CITY COUNCIL
2pm until 3pm – Employer session. Event showcasing support available to Micro and SMEs when taking on an apprentice. It includes a focus on the journey of an apprentice and is hosted by Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Careers Hub and West Midlands Apprenticeship Ambassador Network. Click here to book.
Friday 9 February
9am – Employer webinar (30mins) with CAPULA
9am – Employer webinar (30mins) with ICS
If teachers are interested in the live stream options for their students they can email the careers hub at [email protected]