Next week, the Isle of Wight College will be participating in National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) from 5th to 11th February 2024. This week-long celebration is dedicated to recognising the invaluable contributions of apprenticeships and the exceptional opportunities they provide learners, employers and Island economy and community.

The Isle of Wight College is gearing up to host a series of engaging events, both on-campus and at local schools and businesses, aimed at highlighting the benefits of apprenticeships.

Whether you're an individual eager to embark on an apprenticeship journey, a parent seeking more information, an employer considering apprenticeships for your workforce, or simply curious about the concept, the college invites everyone to join in the celebrations.

Events are open to everyone, so feel free to drop by and be part of this enriching experience!

Event Highlights:

Monday 5th February: Apprenticeships for All!

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Employer drop-in open event (Isle of Wight College, Newport)

Online: Parent and Carer information event (online)

Tuesday 6th February: Employer Tuesday

11 am – 3pm: Employer Showcase Event (The Isle of Wight College, Newport) – existing students are invited to join employers in the LRC (library) who will be showcasing opportunities and offering advice.

Wednesday 7th February: Apprentice Wednesday

7.30am - 9am: Employer Apprenticeship Breakfast Event (Business Centre, Isle of Wight College, Newport) registration close 5pm Friday 2nd February: Book here

11am – 5pm: Apprenticeship Information Drop-In event at the Isle of Wight Council buildings

Thursday 8th February: T Level Thursday

3.30pm – 5pm: Employer Drop-in event – Discover how T-Levels and Apprenticeships can benefit your business! (Business Centre Isle of Wight College)

Friday 9th February: Celebration Friday

10 am - 2 pm: Apprenticeship Q and A (online) – busting apprenticeships facts and little-known facts, like: did you know you can study a higher-level apprenticeship in your existing workplace with the help of you employer? This and other information you may not know will be on-hand.

2pm - 3:30 pm: Engineering apprenticeships at CECAMM, Whippingham drop-in and discover your future career!

Connect with Us:

We are visiting schools across the Island over the next two weeks, if you'd like us to visit your school or business, please don't hesitate to get in touch at

Join us in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2024, where opportunities abound, and futures are forged through apprenticeships. The Isle of Wight College is excited to be a part of this nationwide celebration, and we look forward to welcoming you to our diverse and informative events.

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