National Apprenticeship Week 2023 – NTDC Event for Technical Apprentices

By 8th February 2023 Blog, News

On February 8th 2023, we hosted a morning event for technical apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week 2023.  Watch the recording of this event brought to you by Caleb Wright, University of Birmingham, and Dr. Karen Bailey-Smith, Sheffield Hallam University.

Professional Registration for Technical Apprentices

In this session, we heard from Rob Butler, Applicant Support Mentor in Professional Registration and Tom Cheek, the Science Council’s Apprenticeship Lead about professional registration for apprentices.

BIFoR FACE Experiment – Level 4 Apprentice

We heard from Samantha Dobbie at BIFoR about their FACE Experiment – one of the world’s largest climate change experiments. Hear from Tom Downes about how his apprenticeship is directly contributing to this important experiment.

Apprentice Panel Q&A Discussion

We were joined by a panel of apprentices from across the UK who shared their experiences in a Q&A panel discussion; Abby Shipley, The University of Sheffield; Ryan Morrow, The University of Kent; Megan Hughes, Newcastle University; and Oliver Bhurtun, Sheffield Hallam University.


Special thanks to the speakers and panelists who joined us for this session:

Tom Cheek, Science Council

Rob Butler, Science Council

Samantha Dobbie, BIFoR

Thomas Downes, BIFoR 

Ryan Morrow, University of Kent

Oliver Bhurtun, Sheffield Hallam University

Abby Shipley, The University of Sheffield

Megan Hughes, Newcastle University

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