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About Awards

The FE Week and AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards are a celebration of excellence in apprenticeship delivery in the UK and provide an opportunity to give the recognition employers and providers deserve.

The awards were founded in 2017 and are part of the FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference.

The Annual Apprenticeship Conference and AAC Apprenticeship Awards are owned and operated by Learning & Skills Events Consultancy and Training Limited. Registered in England and Wales. No. 7423341. VAT Number: 103586724 Registered address: Swaleside Grange, Green End, Asenby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 3Q.

Prof Sharon Green

Prof Sharon Green


Professor Sharon Green is Director of Apprenticeships and Skills at the University of Lincoln with responsibility for the strategic development, operational oversight, and delivery of the University’s apprenticeship and skills portfolio. Sharon works collaboratively across the University, to lead the development, implementation and institutional oversight of the University’s Higher and Degree Apprenticeships provision, she is also Deputy Head at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (Holbeach Campus). As a Professor of Vocational Education and Skills Development, Sharon directs strategic employer partnerships to meet the needs of the food and drink manufacturing sector through further and higher educational programmes. This encompasses all levels of apprenticeships (including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships), vocational industry relevant short courses and Adult Education Funded provision.