Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

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About the awards

The Scottish Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding apprentices and employers. Nominations are now closed and finalists will be announced in August.

Apprentice Ambassador of the Year

Open to former Modern Apprentices who continue to champion the Apprenticeship programme.

Connor Waldron

2016 winner - Foundation Apprentice of the Year

Foundation Apprentice of the Year

Showcasing the dedication and achievements of pupils who have completed a Foundation Apprenticeship.

Sophie Ewen

2016 winner - Apprentice Ambassador of the Year

Apprentice of the Year – Level 3

Awarding the achievements of Level 3 Modern Apprentices.

Apprentice of the Year - Level 4 and above

Recognising outstanding Modern Apprentices at Level 4 or above.

Micro Employer of the Year

Celebrating businesses with 10 employees or fewer who show a strong commitment to the Apprenticeship programme.

Maclean Construction

2016 winner - Micro Employer of the Year

SME Employer of the Year

Recognising the achievements of businesses with 11 to 249 employees within the Apprenticeship programme.

Lloyds Banking Group

2016 winner - Large Employer of the Year

Large Employer of the Year

Showcasing the commitment of businesses with more than 250 employees to the Apprenticeship programme.

Promoting Diversity Employer of the Year

Showcasing employers who embrace equality and diversity in their Apprenticeship programme.

Entry rules

Nominations for this year's award's are now closed. Read this year's entry rules.

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2016 winner

Murrie Robertson with Suzanne Sherry

Join the celebration

This year's awards take place on 16 November, 2017 at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.
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2016 winner

Louise MacDonald of Young Scot with Sophie Ewen

This year's sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors, who help make the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards happen.


QA is on board as a sponsor for 2017.

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Joe Robert Smith

2016 Apprentice of the Year

The results are in!

Find out who won what at the 2016 Scottish Apprenticeship Awards.

See the full list of winners