National Apprenticeship Week 2024

At First Intuition, we support hundreds of employers in the introduction and delivery of apprenticeship programmes. We pride ourselves on delivering fantastic learning experiences and supporting our apprentices to ensure they get the most from their apprenticeship and the tools to build their future.

Skills for Life National Apprenticeship Week 2024

National Apprenticeship Week 2024

At First Intuition, we support hundreds of employers in the introduction and delivery of apprenticeship programmes. We pride ourselves on delivering fantastic learning experiences and supporting our apprentices to ensure they get the most from their apprenticeship and the tools to build their future.

National Apprenticeship Week 2024 takes place from 5th – 11th February. To celebrate this year’s theme, Skills for Life, we’ve pulled together a library of blog articles, helpful podcasts and resources to help you explore the skills and aptitudes learners gain from apprenticeship programmes. Here you’ll also find the details of virtual events happening across our network of study centres, perfect for students, employers, and anyone interested in learning more about accountancy apprenticeships.

Find our recommended resources, news and events for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 below.

First Intuition’s NAW 2024 resources

Find more information about our apprenticeship programmes here.

Read more about the current apprenticeship incentives here.

Find more apprenticeship-related resources here.

Podcast Episodes

Here you will find a selection of our FI Podcast episodes, hand-picked to teach you a range of important skills including; effective communication and resilience.

Transferable skills for apprentices

In this episode, Ben and Dave speak about transferable skills and how beneficial they are to both you and your work place. Listen Now>>

Your personal brand

In this episode, Ben and Dave are joined by Catherine and Ewan from the One Group as they discuss how you can develop your professional persona and use social media effectively. Listen Now>>

As mentioned in the episode, here is the link to ‘The guide to having the perfect LinkedIn profile’ Guide to LinkedIn Profile (volcanic.cloud).

What can we all learn from the apprenticeship programme?

We’re not all apprentices, but we can all benefit from a structured approach to our study and personal development. Ben and Dave are joined by some First Intuition coaches to discuss the role of a mentor and how we can all reflect and document our progress both with exams and careers. Listen Now>>

Meet student and award winner - With Evie Todd

In this episode, Ben gets to know Evie Todd. They talk about her career journey to date, her study techniques and her recent recognition for PQ Magazine Part Qualified Accountant of the Year. Listen now>>

Joining a business in the modern world - With Rachel Harris from Accountant She

In this episode, Dave speaks to Rachel Harris from Accountant She. They talk about making a success of your first job role, adapting to a world of work and how to approach it with the right mindset to succeed in your early career. Listen Now>>

Helpful Blogs and Articles

Find a selection of articles specially picked from the FI Hub, covering skills for life and work.

Employability skills: Finding a job

From finding the right career for you to making a good impression on your first day, this article has a number of resources to help in all aspects of finding a job: Read it now>>

The key benefits of apprenticeships

First Intuition shares some of the key benefits of apprenticeships for employers and students. These were stated in panel discussions with FE industry leaders, employers of apprentices and apprentices themselves on the ‘Apprenticeship Stage’ at Form the Future’s Annual Conference: Read it now>>

Key skills gained in an apprenticeship

Technical training forms one part of an accountancy apprenticeship. Alongside this, apprentices develop a wide range of key skills. In this article, David Malthouse looks at the key skills gained in an apprenticeship and reflects on his own personal experience of training to become an Accountant: Read it now>>

How to prepare for a job interview

Preparing for a job interview is KEY to making a good impression on potential employers. But what should you do to prepare for a great interview? Here are 4 top tips to help you fine-tune your interview prep: Read it now>>

Presenting at work: Top tips from Tutor, Ian Thoroughgood

In this article, our Tutor, Ian Thoroughgood explains why presenting at work can be nerve-wracking for many and shares his top tips to delivering an awesome presentation: Read it now>>

How to make the most of National Apprenticeship Week 2024

This article has practical guidance and advice on how employers can engage with young adults during one of the busiest weeks of the annual apprenticeship calendar: Read it now>>

The Impact of Apprenticeships

This article summarises a discussion with employers that train apprentices and their views on the impact of apprenticeships. As well as how people can better encourage and engage with them: Read it now>>

Closing the Skills Gap Through the Power of Apprenticeships

This article summarises a discussion from industry experts about why the skills gap is so critical and how apprenticeships could hold the key to closing it. As well as the employer’s and educator’s role in helping to close the gap: Read it now>>

Apprenticeship Journeys: Insights from Apprentices and Employers

This article summarises a discussion between a panel of apprentices and employers that share their experiences, challenges, and accomplishments using apprenticeship programmes. Including stories from individuals who have completed their programme and from individuals who are still training: Read it now>>

The Future of Apprenticeships and Jobs of Tomorrow

This article summarises a discussion between expert speakers from the apprenticeship sphere that discussed the future of apprenticeships, including political challenges and how government policies are shaping apprenticeships and skills development: Read it now>>

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