Building Successful Degree Apprenticeships in the Workplace - a Panel Discussion

De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester Castle Busines School
05/02/2020 (12:00-14:00)


Join us during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) to discuss how to successfully support professional apprenticeship opportunities in your organisation.

With experience in delivering degree apprenticeship programmes to local and national organisations, De Montfort University (DMU) will lead a panel to discuss the following key elements:

• Choosing the right programme or training provider

• What apprenticeship learning means in practice

• Promoting apprenticeship opportunities to existing and new staff

• Off-the-job learning and the Development Evidence Log

• Work-based mentors role and responsibilities

• ESFA funding and guidance


This event is aimed at:

• Employers seeking to use their Apprenticeship Levy

• Employers keen to understand degree apprenticeships

• Those in employment who are interested in professional development

• Those already involved in apprenticeships


The panel:

David Mba, Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise, Dean Faculty of Computing Engineering and Media

Alistair Catterall, Lead Academic Officer, Central Apprenticeship Team

Elizabeth Allison, Training and Development Manager, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL)

Colin Kendall, ELT Training Programme Lead SI, Siemens plc

Delegates will benefit from hearing the latest experience and advice on how degree apprenticeships work in practice. Delegates will also have the opportunity to network over lunch.



12.00pm Arrival and networking lunch

12.40pm Panel discussion with key topics

1.40pm Open to questions

2.00pm Event close


Please REGISTER your attendance for catering purposes.

If you are unable to attend this event, but are interested in finding out more about DMU's Degree Apprenticeships, please contact

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