|Home News Topics Events Bookshop Resources Directory|
LSC announces finalists for Apprenticeship Awards 2007
The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) has announced the finalists for this year's national Apprenticeship Awards.
The Awards, now in their fourth year, are hosted by the LSC and are designed to recognise the hard work and commitment of young people currently on, or who have recently completed, an apprenticeship, and employers who are successfully using apprenticeships to help improve business performance.
This year's Awards attracted over 1,000 entries, from apprentices and employers all vying to be named Apprentice or Employer of the Year.
The ceremony takes place on Wednesday 20th June at the London Hilton on Park Lane, where TV presenter Nick Knowles will announce the 2007 winners.
Nick Knowles said: "My experience in broadcasting, particularly on DIY SOS, has helped me to appreciate the importance of learning new skills.
"I'm very proud to have been asked to present this year's Apprenticeship Awards. It's a prestigious event and I'm looking forward to meeting all this year's finalists."
Stephen Gardner, director of apprenticeships at the Learning and Skills Council said: "At a time when our nation's skill levels need to be improved, apprentices are excellent examples of people who are making plans for their futures by learning the skills and knowledge they will need.
"Their dynamic attitude to work is recognised by the LSC's national Apprenticeship Awards. The Awards are now in their fourth year – a positive sign of the outstanding contribution individuals and UK business are making to raise skills levels and improve productivity and competitiveness nationally.
"On behalf of the LSC, I would like to congratulate each and every finalist for their hard work, development and commitment to their apprenticeship programmes. They have worked extremely hard to raise their skills levels and I hope they prove to be positive role models to others who choose to undertake Apprenticeships. I look forward to meeting each and every one of them."
The Apprentice Category Finalists
Young Apprentice of the Year
Apprentice of the Year
Advanced Apprentice of the Year
Personal Achiever of the Year
The Employer Category Finalists
Micro Employer of the Year
Small Employer of the Year
Medium Employer of the Year
Large Employer of the Year
To find out more about the Apprenticeship Awards, visit: www.apprenticeships.org.uk/awards
Training Reference is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.
Visit our awards feature for information and news about UK learning, training and development awards.
Training and development books
Discover books on a variety of training and development topics at the Training Reference Bookshop
Visit the Training Reference Directory to view supplier details for a wide range of courses, products and services.
Visit the Training Reference Directory to source suppliers for a wide range of training courses, products & services.
Receive our FREE newsletter and keep up-to-date with the latest information. Click here to subscribe
|Training Reference accepts no liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage caused by the user's reliance on any information, material or advice published on, or accessed from, this website. Users of this website are encouraged to verify information received with other sources. E&OE. All trademarks acknowledged. © Copyright Training Reference 2003 - 2007|