Employers invited to pledge hires during National Apprenticeship Week

UCEM is calling upon employers to make pledges this week to hire one or more apprentices to study with us this year.

The five-day campaign is being launched as part of National Apprenticeship Week and will feature updates on our social media channels as and when employers get involved.

We will be publishing a Pledge-ometer throughout the week to track our progress in reaching our target of 100 pledges, with each pledge representing one apprentice.

UCEM Director of Commercial and Business Development, Stephen Bartle, said: “National Apprenticeship Week is a fantastic celebration of the value and impact of apprenticeships. UCEM plays a big part in the apprenticeship growth agenda as the largest provider of surveying degree apprenticeships and we are running several promotional activities this week to highlight our role in supporting the government’s ambitions in reaching three million apprentices by 2020.

“We couldn’t do this without the support of employers and therefore we are urging firms to get involved with our campaign and keep those pledges coming! This affords a rare opportunity for us to shout about the employers supporting apprenticeships in the Built Environment, and the campaign is a great endorsement of the positive impact apprentices have on businesses.

“I hope we end the week with the Pledge-ometer reaching, or indeed, even exceeding the 100 mark.”

If you would like to confirm the number of apprentices your business will take on this year and boost our Pledge-ometer, please email businessdevelopment@ucem.ac.uk and a member of our team will get in touch.

Look out for our updates on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram throughout the week.