Higher and degree apprenticeships are becoming an increasingly important way of employers addressing their skills gaps by attracting new talent and developing the skills of existing employees. The Open University offers a range of higher and degree apprenticeships in a number of sectors. Employers are already benefitting from our flexible learning model and long heritage of providing work-based learning over the past 50 years.
David Willett, Commercial Director at The Open University has recorded this welcome to National Apprenticeship Week which runs from 4th to the 8th March.
In our webinar on Thursday 7th March, you can find out how higher and degree apprenticeships can play a vital role in your learning and development strategy by increasing employee retention, engagement and productivity, to future-proof your organisation’s success.
When: Thursday 7 March at 10:00 BST
Host: Phil Kenmore, Director of Employer Engagement
Our apprenticeship expert will talk about how higher and degree apprenticeships are a solution to addressing skills gaps and future-proofing business success. The webinar will last an hour and will allow you the opportunity to ask our expert directly any questions you may have on our new programme.
Phil is part of The Open University’s Business Development Unit, and leads a team that engages with a range of employers around developing apprenticeships and addressing gaps in workforce planning. Phil has a background in senior roles in both global management consultancy and healthcare and has a passion for improving health, social care and wider public services.
This webinar is part of the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which will run from 4th-8th March 2019. The week is a great opportunity to highlight the fantastic opportunities that an apprenticeship brings to employers, individuals and the economy. The ‘Blaze a Trail’ theme will feature throughout the week to highlight the benefits of apprenticeships to employers, individuals, local communities and the economy. As in previous years, NAW2019 will see a range of activities and events being hosted across the country.