National Apprenticeship Week 2018

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Dorset Apprenticeships Bournemouth & Poole College

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, 5th - 9th March

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

Digital Marketing apprentices"We offer the widest range of Apprenticeships in the area and work with over 2,000 businesses!"

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 2018?

Visit our Open Event 6th 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 6th 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 InternationalThe RNLICaterpillar MarineAim AltitudeLymington Precision EngineeringADP EngineeringAlina HomecareEurac GroupHappy Days NurseriesMagellan AeroSiemansSuperior Seals and more.

Bournemouth: Rosewood Hotels, 3 Sided Cube, Fireworx

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?

Tuesday 27th Febraury
  • Our current Full-Time Engineering students will be participating in an engineering employer event at our Poole site. They'll get to meet with a wide range of engineering businesses and discover more about careers and where their course can take them.
  • Our newly opened Lee Stafford Academy will host a number of schools as they discover  about careers in the hairdressing industry.
Wednesday 28th February
  • Careers in the Digital industry are on the agenda today as our Full-Time Business students meet with employers.
Monday 5th March
  • Today marks the start of #NAW2018 and we'll be announcing the launch of our new Apprenticeships vacancies and employers we're working with.
  • We're also welcoming Keystone Lintels and Greendale Construction as they talk to our Construction students.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Tuesday 6th March
  • It's Open Event day!
  • Today we'll also be welcoming Spectrum Housing and their Apprentice Amabassadors who will be talking to our Painting and Decorating and Plumbing and Heating students.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Wednesday 7th March
  • We're welcoming Westover Group as they talk to our Motor students about electric cars.
  • We'll also be spreading the Apprenticeship message as we attend the Parkstone Grammar Careers Event. We're thrilled to be presenting alongside the award-winning Superior Seals!
  • Today Plumbing and Heating students will be visited by Morgan Sindall who will be discussing asbestos awareness.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth.
Thursday 8th March
  • Apprenticeship challenge! Our Sunseeker and RNLI apprentices will battle it out, but who will be crowned the winners.
  • Our Brick students get a demonstration from Porotherm Bricks today while Festool deliver a demonstration to our Wood students.
  • Got a question about Apprenticeships? Students can also pop along and talk to us in our canteens at Poole and Bournemouth. 
Friday 9th March
  • Sports Apprenticeships in schools is on the agenda today and Sports students have the opportunity to attend an employer lunch and meet with schools who are looking to recruit their next sports apprentice.
  • 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.