Apprenticeships – Looking Forward. Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2021 Launch

The 5th Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards will open for entries at a virtual event on 3rd November, hosted by OxLEP Skills.

In addition to marking the official opening of the awards, including hearing from some of the winners, the event will give you the opportunity to hear about some of the capital projects that are driving the future of Apprenticeships in Oxfordshire. Book your place at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3757691349379664395 


08.30: Welcome and housekeeping - Sally Andreou, Skills Hub Manager, OxLEP

08:35: Introduction to skills capital projects - Richard Byard, Director of Business Development, OxLEP

08.45: The journey so far and future plans - David Martin, Oxfordshire Advanced Skills

08:55: New construction skills centre - Jacqui Canton, Principal, Abingdon & Witney College

09:05: Apprenticeships for business - employer perspective - Ian Parnham, Oxford Biomedica, Rosa Curness, Aspire Oxford

09:20: Questions from the audience

09:30 to 09:55: Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards launch:

- Welcome and introduction - Simon Newton
- Why you should enter - Sarah Jaycock, High Spec Composites, headline sponsor
- Apprentice perspective - Teya Agnese, Uni of Oxford, Apprentice of the Year
- Employer perspective - Caroline Cookson, Thames Valley Police and Hannah Bladen, Ignite Sport UK
- Official launch, timescales and how to enter - Simon Newton

09:55: Summary and close - Sally Andreou, Skills Hub Manager, OxLEP

Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2021 categories:

- Intermediate Apprentice of the Year
- Advanced Apprentice of the Year
- Higher Apprentice of the Year
- Special Recognition Award
- Shining Star Award
- Apprenticeship Champion Award
- School Award
- School Engagement Employer Award
- Apprenticeship Employer of the Year (less than 50 employees)
- Apprenticeship Employer of the Year (less than 250 employees)
- Apprenticeship Employer of the Year (250+ employees)