Apprenticeship Programme Award


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award will go to the company working in Ireland’s aviation industry that has been offering a best-in-class apprenticeship programme over the past 18 months. Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by evidence, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Demonstrate Apprenticeship Programme: Demonstrate how the apprenticeship programme was developed and outline its objectives.
  • Overview: Provide an overview of how the programme has been implemented over the past 18 months, giving specific examples. Also, outline any challenges faced in the implementation process and how your team demonstrated initiative, creativity, and leadership to overcome them.
  • Demonstrate Business Benefits: Demonstrate the real business benefits of the programme, providing positive feedback (i.e., internal, or external stakeholders) where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate Programme Benefits: Demonstrate how the programme benefits the apprentice, providing positive feedback (via internal surveys or testimonials) where appropriate.
  • Evidence: Provide evidence of how you monitor and measure its success against the stated objectives.
  • Excellence in Training & Development: Provide examples where your organisation has gone beyond curricular requirements to facilitate the apprentices, including the number of hours per week devoted to training.