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Ayrshire Work Based Learning Week- Making Skills Work for Employers
Fri 18 November 2016, 08:30 – 12:30 GMT
Making Skills Work for Employers: Work Based Learning Week
Europe’s highest performing economies are supported by strong systems of work based learning, contributing to low unemployment and fewer skill shortages. Whether your business will be paying the Apprenticeship Levy from 2017, or not, SDS in Partnership with Ayrshire College and DYW are holding an event for employers of all sizes to inform them of the developments and opportunities with the Apprenticeship Family and key products supporting work based learning.
Industry-led Foundation, Modern and Graduate Level Apprenticeships are beneficial to employers for a variety of reasons and attending one of these events will ensure that your business has up-to-date information on what is available, how the Apprenticeship Family can support your business and what you need to do to make sure apprentices are part of your business’ future success.
Make sure your business benefits from the range of apprenticeships available by registering on Eventbrite to attend your local event.
*Please note this event is aimed at Employers*
Director of Education Contracts & Business Development
09:30 – 10:15 Increasing Your Recruitment Pool
Foundation Apprenticeships -Helen Allison, SDS Partnership and Delivery Manager
Developing the Young Workforce - Gillian Cameron, DYW Employer Engagement Officer
Equality & Diversity – Nicola Swan, National Training Programmes Equality Adviser
Modern Apprenticeships- Pauline Burns, SDS National Training Programmes Team Leader
Apprenticeship Case Study – Andy Marshall, General Manager, Woodward
Kirsty Harvey, Modern Apprentice, Woodward
Graduate Level Apprenticeships - tbc
Skills for Growth & IIYP - Laura Peacock -IIP Scotland
Upskilling your workforce – tbc (Ayrshire College)
12:15 – 12:30 Wrap Up