Awards timeline

The key dates for AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2024

It's time to nominate

Nominations open

The search for the winners of the 2024 FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards officially commences, with a call for nominations. Entry to the awards is free of charge and submissions can be submitted through our online platform.

August 2023

Deadline to nominate

Nominations close

All nominations must be submitted, in full, by the end of 31 October 2023. Stage one of the awards process for 2024 is complete.

31 October 2023

First review

Review Process Commences

All nominations will be reviewed to ensure they’ve been completed correctly and met key award criteria. A long list will then be created in advance of a review from our judges.

Early November 2023

Time to decide

Judging Panel Convenes

Judges will meet to fully review this year’s nominations. During the day judges will select a shortlist and select winners for each award category.

November 2023

Who has made the shortlist

National Finalists Announced

National Finanlists will be announced in edition 446 of FE Week.

15 December 2023

Time to recognise

Parliamentary Reception

A parliamentary reception to recognise this year's national finalists will take place at the House of Commons.

February 2024

Houses of Parliament, London

Time to celebrate

National Ceremony

The national awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 27 February at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference Gala Dinner & Awards Evening. Join us for a fabulous evening celebrating this year's winners. The 2023 dinner was sold out, with over 560 people attending.

27 February 2024

International Convention Centre, Birmingham