The York Apprenticeship Hub organises events each year to promote local apprenticeship opportunities and recognise the achievements of apprentices in York.
York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony
The York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony is an annual event held in November at York Grand Opera House. It celebrates the hard work and dedication of all those who have completed an apprenticeship qualification.
Photos from York Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony 2017 are available to view on Facebook.
Apprenticeship Graduation 2018
You are eligible to graduate in 2018 if the following apply:
- you complete your apprenticeship at any point between 1 November 2017 and 31 October 2018
- your apprenticeship employment placement is based in York, you live in York or you did your apprenticeship training in York
For more information and to register your attendance, go to Eventbrite.
York Apprenticeship Awards: categories
- Apprentice of the Year aged 16 to 24 with a smaller employer (less than 100 employees)
- Apprentice of the Year aged 16 to 24 with a larger employer (100 or more employees)
- Apprentice of the Year aged 25 and older
- Smaller Employer of the Year (less than 100 employees)
- Larger Employer of the Year (100 or more employees)
You are eligible to be nominated as an apprentice if you complete your apprenticeship between 1 November 2017 and 31 October 2018.
You are eligible to be nominated as an employer if you currently employ apprentices and are based in York.
Download the 2018 nomination form.
York Apprenticeship Recruitment Event
York Apprenticeship Recruitment Events are usually held during March and August at West Offices.
We target these events at:
- school and college leavers looking for alternative routes through Level 3 ('A' Level), Level 4 (Foundation Degree) and Degree Level qualifications
- people of any age looking for a job with training, or wishing to use apprenticeship training to upskill in their existing job
- parents or carers of young people who may be interested in apprenticeships
Exhibitors at our most recent event on 8 March 2018 included:
- York College
- Network Rail
- Fera Science Ltd
- York St John
- Garbutt & Elliott
- Interserve Construction
- British Army
- Haxby Group Pharmacy
- Splendid Hospitality
- Softbox Ltd
- Ainsty Gymnastics
- Rosti Automotive
- North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
- Buckingham Construction
- James Fisher Nuclear
More information on the next Apprenticeship Recruitment Event will be available on this page closer to the time.