Apprenticeships: Back to Basics

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic. Investing in skills now can help grow your business and ensure it is future-ready. There has never been a better time to hire an apprentice in Hertfordshire, developing the skills your business needs and promoting the talent pool of our local residents.

Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to deliver a series of events to help employers at every stage of their apprenticeship journey. The events will provide practical advice and digital toolkits via Hertfordshire LEP's skills and employment portal, HOP (

At the first event on 15th July, delgates will hear from:

  • Professor Sir Tim Wilson DL, Emeritus Professor and Deputy Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, on the importance of apprenticeships
  • Gill Worgan, Principal and CEO, West Herts College, and John McMahon, Managing Director, Together Training, on how they are tailoring their apprenticeship programmes to meet local skills and business needs
  • Camelot UK Lotteries, with an employer perspective
  • Apprentices on their incredible career progression and the return on investment for their employer
  • Caroline Cartwright, Skills, Employment & Apprenticeship Lead, Hertfordshire LEP, on the Hertfordshire Opportunities Portal (HOP)

Who should attend this free webinar? SMEs and employers who are new to apprenticeships or who are seeking to improve the success of their apprenticeship programmes. 

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