National Apprenticeship Week 2019

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Dorset Apprenticeships Bournemouth & Poole College

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, 4th - 8th March

National Apprenticeship Week is the perfect time to apply to one of our vacancies!

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Apprenticeships offer a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn - they enable you to combine achieving a nationally recognised qualification with on-the-job training.

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What can you do during National Apprenticeship Week 2019?

Visit our Open Event 5th March
Come along to our Open Event and visit one of our Apprenticeship Zones. You'll be able to check out our latest vacancies, apply and chat to the team. Plus you'll get to meet the many leading employers and their apprentices. Some are launching their Apprenticeships that week so don't miss out on a fantastic opportunity to meet your future employer!
 
 
 
Meet with employers 5th March

Meet with leading employers at our Open Event. We have employers attending across both our main sites. We've included a selection below.

Poole: Sunseeker International, Curtis WrightThe RNLIAim Altitude, CobhamMagellan AeroSuperior Seals, AGI, Bournemouth Borough Council, IMI Precision and more.

Bournemouth: The Junction Leasure Centre, Hall and woodhouse.

Book a Fast Track ticket for our Open Event
Hear what our apprentices say
If you're considering an Apprenticeship, but not sure if it's for you, some of our apprentices have shared their experiences and what they love about being an apprentice. Read their stories

How else are we celebrating National Apprenticeship Week?

Monday 4th March
  • Today marks the start of #NAW2019 and we'll be announcing the launch of our new Apprenticeship vacancies and employers we're working with. 
  • We're also welcoming Simon Robinson as he talks to our Construction students.
  • Competition time! Our Level 2 full time Plumbing Students will be battling it out, sponsored and judged by Plumbase.
  • We'll also be spreading the word about Apprenticeships as we visit the Grange School to talk to their hair students.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Tuesday 5th March
  • It's Open Event day!
  • Today our Level 1 Sports Students will be speaking about Apprenticeship awareness in the morning.
  • Our Brick students get a demonstration from Porotherm Bricks, Velux Windows deliver a demonstration to our Wood students and Dulux present a demonstration to our Painting and Decorating students.
  • Apprenticeship challenge! Our Electrical Instillation students will be taking part in a contest, sponsored by KEW Electrical supplies & judged by Donimey Electrical.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Wednesday 6th March
  • Today we will be welcoming Greendale Construction as they will be delivering a presentation to our construction students.
  • Trade Competition! Our Brickwork and Wood students are going head to head, but who will come out on top?
  • Plumbing and Heating students will be visited by Morgan Sindall who will be discussing asbestos awareness.
  • We will be also attending the Careers Fair at Parkstone Grammar School spreading the Apprenticeship message.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Thursday 7th March
  • Today Painting and Decorating Students will be visited by GRACO Spray who will be providing an Equipment Demonstration.
  • Plumbing and Heating students will be taking part in a training day held by MIRA Showers.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth. 
Friday 8th March
  • Today we will be visiting St Aldhems to present an Apprenticeship Talk to their students.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth. 

Find out what it's really like to be an Apprentice.

The National Apprenticeship Service has put together some useful YouTube videos on what it's like to be an apprentice. Here's one of an IT Apprentice, but there's tons of others to view too. You can view them by visiting the National Apprenticeship Service YouTube Channel.