AAC Apprentice

Employer Summit

A summit at the flagship national apprenticeship conference for employers and providers.

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ABOUT THE SUMMIT

  • Vital content curated for apprentice employers
  • Essential policy updates from leading officials
  • Informative keynote speakers from across industry, government & civil service
  • Connect with apprenticeship providers & employers

A not to be missed one day summit for employers at the flagship Annual Apprenticeship Conference, in partnership with the Department for Education. With sweeping reforms changing the education and skills landscape, and the introduction of the apprenticeship levy, it has never been more important for employers to get to grips with apprenticeships. Following the 2017 Making Apprenticeships Work summit at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference, the 2018 Apprentice Employer Summit conference is all about understanding the system, delivering and financing your apprenticeship programmes.

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The apprenticeship summit for employers at AAC 2018

A not to be missed one day summit for employers at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference.

With sweeping reforms changing the education and skills landscape, and the introduction of the apprenticeship, it has never been more important for employers to get to grips with apprenticeships.

Following the 2017 Making Apprenticeships Work summit at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference, the 2018 Apprentice Employer Summit conference is all about understanding the system, delivering and financing your apprenticeship programmes.

The summit will include a mixture of presentations, case studies, panel discussions and table workshops, the conference will focus on how apprenticeships can effectively work for your business, covering funding, and delivery, quality and future developments. 

Attendees will also hear from the AAC keynote speakers, including the HMCI Amanda Spielman, chief inspector at Ofsted and the newly appointed chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships. 

 

 Who should attend? 

The summit is primarily for levy-paying employers who understand the potential apprenticeships have to up-skill the workforce and develop future leaders. If you are an HR Director/Manager, Apprenticeship Manager, Head of Training or similar then this conference is for you.

 

Agenda | Apprentice Employer Summit 

 

08:30 – 09:30 | Registration

 

09:30 – 11:15 | Morning Workshops

An opportunity to attend the main conference workshops and exhibition 

 

11:15 – 11:45 | Refreshment break and exhibition

 

11:45 – 13:15 | Keynote plenary session

 Keynote address from Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Skills and Apprenticeships Minister

 Keynote address from Gordon Marsden MP, shadow skills minister

Keynote address from Charlotte Freeman, NCFE and Katie-Anne Parrish, Greggs

Keynote address from Sue Husband, Director, National Apprenticeship Service

 

13:15 – 14:00 | Lunch break and exhibition

 

14:00 – 16:00 | Apprentice Employer Summit |Afternoon session

How apprenticeships can work for your business |

Kris Kirk, MD, Digital Me

 

Delivery options – choosing training providers, EPA organisations or becoming an employer provider |

Mark Dawe, CEO, AELP

 

Financing your apprenticeships, accessing your levy and using the Digital Apprenticeship Service |

Nick Linford, editor of FE Week and author of the Complete Guide to Funding Apprenticeships

 

Panel – building an apprenticeship strategy and understanding what apprentices want – including Q&A 

Mike Cox, RICS | Bev Ramsell, Apprenticeship and Workplace Learning Manager, Veolia | Laura Hayfield, Programme Manager, Sheffield City Council| Laura Jane-Rawlings, CEO, YEUK

 

16:00 – 16:30 | Refreshment break and exhibition

 

16:30 – 17:45 | Keynote plenary session

 Keynote address from Josh Hardie. Deputy Director-General, CBI

Keynote address from Graham Hasting-Evans, CEO, NOCN

Keynote address from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual

Keynote address from HMCI Amanda Spielman, chief inspector, Ofsted

 

17:45 | End of Apprentice Employer Summit and Day 2 of AAC

 

When is it?

The summit will run on day two (22 March) of the Annual Apprenticeships Conference and all delegates will have the opportunity to explore the main conference and exhibition. 

AAC has rapidly become recognised as the premier professional apprenticeship conference, providing policy and practical updates in partnership with the Department for Education, and it is also now the largest conference in the sector.  

Across the three days, delegates will have access to more than 100 workshops, 50 exhibitors, top policy officials and sector experts. Senior staff from colleges, training providers, universities, employers and assessment organisations will all have access to business-critical news, advice, and keynotes.

 

 Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.

To book your place for Apprentice Employer Summit please register here and select the ticket option for the Apprentice Employer Summit.