GTA England 2017-2018 Apprentice of the Year Awards

We are delighted to announce that the GTA England Apprentice of the Year Awards for 2017-2018 are in partnership with Semta, as a feature of the growing collaboration between our two organisations. The Semta Skills Awards on 1st March 2018 will stage and announce the winners of the GTA England Apprentices of the Year; entry is exclusive to GTA members. Entries from the GTA England Apprentice of the Year will also gain entry into the overall Semta Skills Awards too. The prestigious Awards celebrate the talents of individuals and organisations that make the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector one of the highest skilled sectors in the UK. The Award presentation will also celebrate GTA England’s Business Services category.

The GTA England Apprentice of the Year Awards criteria will also feature a ‘Best Newcomer’ Award following members’ evaluation of the 2016 conference. We hope to showcase videos of the 8 finalists at the GTA England Annual Conference which takes place at the TUC, Great Russell Street in London on 8th November 2017.

GTA England will not only be funding the cost of attendance at the Semta Skills Awards prestigious gala dinner for the eight Apprentice finalists; but also one place for each GTA England member.

Further details of the Awards, application forms and guidance notes can be found in the member’s area of the GTA England website. Applications are invited from 1st September 2017 with a closing date of 16th October 2017 to

The Semta Skills Awards provide an opportunity to showcase: the benefits of apprenticeships to a wider range of SME employers; to increase the profile and customer base of members of GTA England and reinforce the GTA England brand of quality and responsiveness.

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