National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 - regional finalists announced
Competing for this year’s coveted awards are 89 companies and 81 individuals who have beat off competition from almost 1,000 entries.
The 2016 awards, run by the National Apprenticeship Service and now in their 13th year, recognise employers and apprentices from across England that can demonstrate how apprenticeships have made a real difference to their organisation and careers, while recognising excellent businesses that grow their own talent with apprenticeships and apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces.
The very best employer category entries will also feature in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers List 2016. The award categories are:
The Unilever Award for Small Employer of the Year
Medium Employer of the Year
The BAE Systems Award for Large Employer of the Year
The E.ON Award for Macro Employer of the Year
Newcomer SME of the Year
The Rolls-Royce Award for Newcomer Large Employer of the Year
Intermediate Apprentice of the Year
The EAL Award for Advanced Apprentice of the Year
The Nuclear Decommissioning Site Licence Companies Award for Higher Apprentice of the Year
Apprenticeship Champion of the Year