National Apprenticeship Show, Bolton Arena

Find out about apprenticeship opportunities from around 70 employers and providers.

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9:30am – 1:00pm
Expected start date:
14 October 2020

On 13th & 14th October 2020, Bolton Arena will host the 4th National Apprenticeship Show – North West. With an anticipated 70 employers and providers showcasing opportunities to thousands of visitors in a lively, interactive, fun and informative setting.

Event Opening Times:

Tuesday 13th October – 9:30am-3pm & 4pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday 14th October – 9:30am – 1pm

An apprenticeship is a real job, with hands-on experience, a salary and the chance to train while you work. You’re treated just like all the other employees, with a contract of employment and holiday leave. If you’re 16 or over, you can become an apprentice as long as you spend at least 50% of your working hours in England - for the duration of the apprenticeship and you are not in full-time education.

Being an apprentice means:

• you get paid and train at the same time, with at least 20% of your time spent in off the job training, often at a college, university or with a training provider • you train to be fully competent in your chosen occupation • you’re on a career path - with lots of future potential for you

Your apprenticeship can take between one and six years to complete, depending on which apprenticeship you choose, what level it’s at, and your previous experience. Different apprenticeships are available all over England, at companies large and small, in a wide range of industries and organisations. From local organisations to large national brands. Don’t forget about Degree Apprentiecships where you get can your degree with your tuition fees paid by your employer. Degree Apprenticeships combine work and study.

Event Detail

If you are an employer, family or individual, please use the online form to register for attending this event. You are welcome to attend our dedicated evening opening between 4.00-6.00pm on the Tuesday. It is possible to attend on Tuesday between 9.30am – 3.00pm and Wednesday between 9.30am – 1.00pm but please note this will be very busy with school groups.

In order to make it as easy as possible for school and other groups to attend, we are offering a contribution of £2 per student in year groups 10-13 towards the cost of travel. Simply complete the online booking form and we will reimburse £2 per student after the event.

Airbus : Apprenticeships by Active IQ : Army : Northern Rail : AstraZeneca : Atos : AXA : bam : Barclays : BDO : Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner : Building Materials Careers : Careers in racing : CIPS : citb : Coca-Cola : Connect ED : Deloitte : Green King : Kuehne + Nagel : Marriott : Marston's : MBDA : Mercedes : Ministry of Defence : de & s : Mitchells & Butlers : Royal Navy : Royal Marines Commando : North Lancs Training Group : QA : Rate My Apprenticeship : Royal Air Force : Schneider Electric : Talk Talk : Taylor Wimpey : Coop : the groom room : The Growth Company : Toni & Guy : Total People : Training 2000 : Transpennine Express : Vets4Pets : Vodafone : Warburtons : White Rose

Tuesday 13th & wednesday 14th October 2020

Tuesday 9.30am – 3.00pm (school groups) & 4.00pm – 6.00pm (parents & carers evening) Wednesday 9.30am – 1.00pm (school groups)

The National Apprenticeship Show takes place at the fantastic Bolton Arena on 15-16 October 2019 and will bring together employers, colleges and providers with those wanting to find out more about what apprenticeships can offer.

The National Apprenticeship Show exists only to promote apprenticeships and our message is clear – apprenticeships work for both candidates and employers alike.

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