National Finalists 2023

On Friday, 6 January, the national finalists for the FE Week and AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards were announced.

All National Finalists will be invited to a parliamentary reception hosted by the apprenticeships minister, Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, in February.

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at a stunning gala dinner and awards evening at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference on Tuesday, 14 March.

Open to all apprenticeship providers and employers in the UK, the apprenticeship awards are competitive with two types of awards, Route Awards and National Awards. The Awards recognise activity up to the end of July 2022.

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National Finalists

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care Apprenticeship provider of the year

Myerscough College | Haddon Training Limited

Business and Administration Apprenticeship provider of the year

Ginger Nut Training | Captiva Learning Limited

Care Services Apprenticeship provider of the year

Manchester Metropolitan University | Paragon Skills

Catering and Hospitality Apprenticeship provider of the year

HIT Training |  Bournemouth and Poole College

Construction Apprenticeship provider of the year

Clarkson Evans Training | Bridgend College

Creative and Design Apprenticeship provider of the year

Cardiff and Vale College | The JGA Group

Digital Apprenticeship provider of the year

Manchester Metropolitan University | GBS Apprenticeships

Education and Childcare Apprenticeship provider of the year

Best Practice Network | Parenta Training

Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeship provider of the year

MTC Training | Skills for Security

Hair and Beauty Apprenticeship provider of the year

Central Training Academy | Francesco Group Apprenticeships

Health and Science Apprenticeship provider of the year

Bridgwater & Taunton College |  CSR Scientific Training

Legal, Finance and Accounting Apprenticeship provider of the year

Workpays | MBKB Training

Protective Services Apprenticeship provider of the year

Thames Valley Police | Staffordshire University

Sales, Marketing, Procurement Apprenticeship provider of the year

Plumpton College | SCL Professional

The Widening Participation Recognition Award

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners | Great Ormond Street NHS | Coach Core Foundation | Great Places – Growing Greatness Programme

Apprenticeship Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Provider Recognition Award

Coach Core Foundation | Sheffield Hallam University | Acacia Training | The Bedford College Group

Apprenticeship Champion of the Year

Victoria Sylvester, Acacia Training | IIsa Mutlib, Careers Camp UK | Jill Whittaker OBE, HIT Training | Kieren Buxton, Flagship Group

Apprentice Employer of the Year

BBC | London Ambulance Service NHS Trust | RSM | Bagnalls

Apprenticeship Provider of the year 

Myerscough College | Manchester Metropolitan University | Paragon Skills | Apprentify