Spark - The Apprenticeship Marketplace - Preston

Date and time30 March 2023 - 9.30am - 1.30pm BST
LocationRoom: Engineering Innovation Centre, Room 315 & 317University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE
Spark - The Apprenticeship Marketplace - Preston information
Martin Blunt
Entry fee: Free
Book Now

Are you looking to recruit the top talent? Hiring the right people has become a challenge as we embark on a new normal following the pandemic, with shifting demands and challenges faced in the recruitment process.

To address this issue The University of Central Lancashire are holding their annual SPARK event which will allow employers to build a skilled team, by connecting with the talent of the future. You can be confident that you’ll find a candidate that matches your company’s ambition and ethos.

The event includes:

• Keynote speakers

• Industry Q&A panel

• Speed pitching

• Awarding of opportunities

• Refreshments

The key benefits to you as a business are:

• Address skills gaps, aging workforce

• 95% funded if Non Levy

• Recruit the best future talent

• Drive change and innovation from within

• Lancs Levy Transfer Network – LLTN

• £1000 incentive if you recruit a 16 -18 year old

The key outcomes for you to offer all prospective apprentices on the day will be either:

• A secure offer of a Degree Apprenticeship position to a chosen future apprentice on the day

• An offer of a final interview at your HO with a DA vacancy attached

• An offer of a work placement trial, leading to a potential Degree Apprenticeship

As an industry professional, you will play an integral role in the event. For the two-hour speed pitching session, where you will get to meet 1:1 with future apprentices. At the event, you get to judge the future apprentices’ pitches and award your opportunity to the ones who impress you the most.

To book your place, register now. The ideal candidate is within your reach!

For further information or any questions, please contact Margaret Burke by email or call 01772 895664.

Location - UCLan Preston Campus - Engineering & Innovation Centre - EIC 315/317

Filming and photography permissions: There will be photography and filming throughout the event. During the online registration process, you will be asked to give your permission for filming and photography of you to be used by the University for marketing purposes including (but not limited to) University websites, on and offline publications, public relations messages and other advertising, such as social media, brochures, information leaflets, adverts , posters and other formats to promote the University and to promote University courses at its partner institutions.

Venue Accessibility