Apprentice of the Year Nomination Form – 2024

Apprentice of the Year is awarded on the basis of outstanding occupational progress, practical and theoretical ability, positive approach to employment and personal qualities.


Applications can be completed and submitted by the apprentice themselves or by the employer, school or training provider but must have some input from the apprentice themselves at Question 1.



To apply for this award the apprentice must live in Worcestershire and must either be currently undertaking the level of qualification applicable to the chosen category (stronger entrants for this category have usually completed more than 75% of their current apprenticeship and are able to provide evidence to substantiate their answers) OR have completed the level within the last 12 months (since 1 July 2023)

What are judges looking for?

Judges are looking for exemplars who showcase the difference they have made to the organisation they work in and who have benefitted from the Apprenticeship route. Nominations will be scored using the following criteria:

  • Commitment – Demonstrate commitment to personal development and progression
  • Contribution – Show outstanding contribution to the workplace – in particular, areas or projects where they have exceeded expectations, examples of how they have made improvements to the business, saved money, improved systems
  • Success – Demonstrate inspirational levels of achievement and attainment
  • Achievement – What they have achieved over and above the requirements of their apprenticeship programme


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Apprentice of the Year

Apprentice of the Year

Nomination Category (Please tick appropriate)
Apprentice Name
Apprentice Name
Please state the apprenticeship standard that the apprentice has completed.
Please enter BOTH the start and completion date.
Judges want to understand what your/their key duties and responsibilities are in the organisation you/they work for. An outline of the role (including key duties/responsibilities) and how it fits within the company
Needs to have input from the apprentice themselves. Judges are looking for apprentices that demonstrate exceptional personal qualities and have made significant achievements through their apprenticeship and can show commitment to their personal development and progression. Try to provide as much evidence as possible A stand-out answer will include the following: - An outline of the skills you have developed since you began your apprenticeship. - A summary of your personal aspirations and planned career path, future progression ambitions
Judges are looking for apprentices that have made a measurable contribution to the success of the employer. Please provide evidence of the positive impact made. A robust answer will include the following: - The part you/they have played in the employer’s overall organisational success. - How you/they have contributed in helping the employer meet their business objectives. - Specific examples and/or measures that demonstrate the impact you/they have made to the business, for example: details of cost savings you/they have made, innovations you/they have developed or new ways of working that you/they have implemented, introduction of new systems or processes - Any leadership or supervisory responsibility you/they may have.
The referee should consider how the apprentice has demonstrated commitment to their own personal development and progression; the benefits they bring to the business/organisation; any inspirational qualities and outstanding contributions they have made to the business/organisation.
Please confirm the name of whomever completed the reference.