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Help celebrate apprenticeships


Share apprenticeship achievements on social media through #TalentWithoutLimits

Post stories of achievements on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn with #TalentWithoutLimits #ScotAppWeek20

Employers and learning providers can celebrate and recognise achievements of apprentices or work and activity to support them. Apprentices, past and present, can celebrate their own achievements.

Showcase the diversity, challenge outdated views and show apprenticeships are for everyone.

Achievements could include:

  • Professional achievement: such as working on a massive project or learning a new skill
  • Development achievement: like public speaking and boosting your confidence
  • Life achievement: such as buying a car or paying for a holiday. Get creative with your own words, pics and films

Remember to tag another apprentice or employer and encourage them to share their achievements too.

Find examples of social posts in our #TalentWithoutLimits guide

Other ways to get involved

Share your story on social media

Use #ScotAppWeek20 and #TalentWithoutLimits and highlight events or activities you're involved in

Create an online Q&A session with your apprentices

Promote your apprenticeship vacancies or recruitment events 

Send your news to local or trade news

Get your local newspapers, website or radio station involved in promoting apprenticeships

Invite them to activities like recruitment drives or events you plan

Send online and print titles pictures to help promote your activity

Visit a school or career event

Spread the word about apprenticeships and talk to pupils in a local school

Bring along your own apprentices to answer questions and talk about their experience

Ask local schools if they have any career events planned which you can take part in

Get your apprentices involved

Ask an apprentice to shadow a senior leader or ask a colleague to go ‘back-to-the-floor’ with apprentices

Host an internal event with your apprentices and celebrate their achievements

Arrange a competition which all your apprentices can get involved in

ideas from ScotAppWeek 2019


Invite an MSP or MP to meet apprentices

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP went to Forth Valley College to launch Scotland’s Apprentice Network. 


Host an information day about your apprenticeships

School pupils attended a Girls into Engineering information day at Leonardo UK and Fife College


Organise your apprentice to visit a school or event

An apprentice from Fearn Farm kicked off the Highland Apprenticeship Showcase


Promote your apprenticeship vacancies

ScotRail shared their different apprenticeships on social media from customer service to engineering

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