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.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 19th JULY 2024
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
If you require any support with your nomination/entry or you experience any difficulties with the online form, please contact the team on firstname.lastname@example.org