Apprenticeships – Your Questions Answered: Discover How Employers Can Respond to Skills Challenges in an Evolving World

By LBF2020 (other events)

Thursday, November 12 2020 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Apprenticeships provide a way to tailor your recruitment strategies and develop your existing employees which fosters loyalty and retention in your workforce. In an uncertain climate, the opportunity to utilise the government’s Apprenticeship Levy can help to meet contemporary workforce challenges. Higher and Degree Apprenticeships provide an opportunity to directly bridge the most important skills gaps and are aligned to apprenticeship standards which are designed by business, for business.

This engaging 1-hour webinar will enable you to hear from experts at De Montfort University on how Degree Apprenticeships could help to transform your business.

Register for our webinar to hear expert insights on:

  • How Higher and degree apprenticeships work
  • What opportunities are available
  • Advice and guidance on up-to-date funding support and how to utilise this
  • How you can upskill your existing workforce and recruit new talent in a cost-effective way

About the speakers:

Delivered by Tasmin Raynor – Head of Apprenticeships at De Montfort University (DMU). Tasmin has recently joined DMU and brings with her a wealth of experience in Degree Apprenticeships and knowledge of how such programmes can help business to upskill their workforce in a cost-effective manner. Tasmin has a highly successful background in Education and Training and has worked with a range of organisations from SMEs to multinational corporations to gain an understanding of their business and talent development requirements and to help organisations to navigate through the complicated world of apprenticeships.

Tasmin will be joined by Alistair Catterall – Strategic Lead Officer (Apprenticeships) at DMU. Since 2017, Alistair has been developing the University’s apprenticeship programme to collaborate with local and national businesses, address regional skills gaps as well as increase access to education. He has a background of developing educational platforms to provide employability skills.

Mailing Address

Leicester Business Festival CIC, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, LE3 5BJ