Unlocking the Power of Apprenticeships, Chefs' Academy Restaurant, Tuesday, 05. March 2019

Join Newcastle College and Ammar Mirza CBE for a FREE breakfast seminar to discover how to ‘Unlock the Power of Apprenticeships’. Hear from Ammar on how Apprenticeships can be used to address skills shortages within a variety of sectors and how they can be used to unlock business and workforce potential with support from experts at Newcastle College.
Held in the College’s award-winning Chefs’ Academy, this event will give you the opportunity to hear and explore how you can maximise apprenticeships within your organisation. Suitable for businesses across all industry sectors, this event will provide helpful advice, useful tips and practical ways to enhance your workforce. .  
As part of the event you are able to participate in a workshop which will help you explore your area of interest.
Choose from:
Degree Apprenticeships  - Delivery models and how degree Apprenticeship are delivered in line with industry sector needs.
The challenges of off the job training  - Ideas of how the 20% off the job requirements can be integrated into the workplace.
Recruitment strategies - Challenges facing recruitment and introducing new Apprentices into the workplace.
Funding implications and using your Levy - What funding challenges does industry **** and how is the Levy fully utilised.

8.30am | Arrivals, Breakfast and registration
9.00am | Welcome and house keeping
9.05am | Presentation
9.15am | A choice of Workshops:

   Degree Apprenticeships

   The challenges of on the job training

   Recruitment strategies

   Funding implications and using your Levy

10.30am | Feedback
10.45am | Q&A's and Close

Ammar Mirza CBE
Ammar Mirza CBE is a serial entrepreneur with interests and investments across a number of sectors. Over a 15 year period he has helped establish several hundred new businesses within the North East. As chairman and founder of Asian Business Connexions, a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to connect, support and promote the Asian wider community, Ammar has helped make a significant social and economic impact across the Globe.
Ammar was shortlisted for the Northern Powerhouse Northern Lights Business Personality of the Year 2017 and featured in the top 50 of the 2017 Smith and Williamson Power 100 UK Ammar is helping forge international b-lateral trade links working with Turkey and Indian based businesses to attract foreign investment into the North East.

Travel information
The College is situated in the centre of Newcastle with great transport links. To find us click here. If you are driving to us, we have limited free parking available on site, however there are a number of car parks nearby, view the Newcastle City Park information.

Tuesday, 05. March 2019, Chefs' Academy Restaurant, Unlocking the Power of Apprenticeships

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