National Apprenticeship Week 2023

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National Apprenticeship Week will be taking place from 6-12 February 2023. The De Montfort University (DMU) Apprenticeships team will be facilitating a week-long campaign sharing subject matter expertise and success stories. We are planning a number of exciting events and initiatives which can be found below.

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 aims to highlight the exceptional work being done by employers and apprentices across the country, providing an excellent opportunity to celebrate apprenticeships and bring the whole apprenticeship community together. The theme for this year is ‘Skills for Life'. The week will shine a light on the positive differences that apprenticeships can make to individuals, employers and the wider economy.




DMU Apprenticeship Surgery 

Monday 6 February - 10am-4pm

Book a one-to-one appointment with a Business Development Manager at DMU to discuss a particular apprenticeship programme, or an overview of apprenticeships at DMU. Find out how apprenticeships could work in your business. Appointments are available between 10am – 4pm.

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DMU Health and Life Sciences apprenticeship programmes and overview 

Wednesday 8 February - 10am - 11.00am

This session, delivered by staff from the HLS faculty, will look at an overview of the apprenticeship programmes in the faculty, covering eligibility criteria, level and structure to the programmes, plus benefits to employers around each of the apprenticeship pathways.

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Hybrid working: Apprenticeships and the new world of work 

Wednesday 8 February - 1pm-2pm

Join academic staff from the faculty of Business and Law to discuss how hybrid working has changed the employment landscape post-pandemic. 

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Apprentice Insight Session

Thursday 9 February - 1pm-2pm

On Thursday, join us to hear from an apprentice about their experience. The session will explore how undertaking an apprenticeship gave them the opportunity to enhance their own skills and knowledge.

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Question and Answer Session

Friday 10 February – 1pm to 2pm 

Join DMU’s careers team as they answer questions about degree apprenticeships – what they are, how to apply, and how they can benefit your future career. This in-person and online session will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you have.

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Available programmes

DMU offer a wide range of apprenticeship programmes including Leadership and Management, Cyber Security and Digital Technology Solutions, Policing, Architecture, Hearing Aid Dispenser and more. View available apprenticeship programmes.



Case studies

To hear first-hand the latest experience and advice on how degree apprenticeships work in practice, view our case studies.



Stay up-to-date

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