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National Apprenticeship Week 2021

 
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This week (8 to 14 February 2021) in the UK is National Apprenticeship Week 2021. The annual celebration gives us the opportunity to regionally recognise the successes of the hundreds of Sodexo colleagues who have stepped-up over the past year to undertake an apprenticeship journey in the most unprecedented time.

“Build the Future” is the theme for NAW2021, focusing on how employers train, retain and achieve with apprenticeships. Throughout the week, we will be sharing stories on Your Sodexo and Sodexo_Net that shine a light on the success of our people through adversity, and the huge variety of opportunities presented by Sodexo Apprenticeships, showing that anything is possible.

We’re kicking off the week by celebrating our Class of 2020. From hospitality to HR, adult care to accounting, business administration to project management, our colleagues have benefited from a breadth of opportunities afforded to them by apprenticeships. And they’re taught at every level, too – from GCSE standard all the way through to Masters.

Click here to read an appreciation booklet, prepared by the central apprenticeship team to recognise those who have undertaken apprenticeships across 2019-2020. And, if you spot a name you recognise, take a moment to give them a shout out with a Recognising You card, or ask a question about their apprenticeship journey via email.

As we move through the week, look out for more stories from our amazing colleagues, on Sodexo_Net and Your Sodexo.

  • On Tuesday, read about how our brand new technical apprenticeship programme is working to plug skills gaps of the future, and has already brought a brand new career for one colleague faced with a challenging experience through lockdown - click here
  • On Wednesday, find out about how Sodexo is cultivating its coaching culture by taking professional development to the next level. And, how a new apprenticeship is helping people at all levels of the organisation to bolster their skills – including senior leaders - click here
  • On Thursday, we’re highlighting those who have achieved some genuinely incredible things through the last year, and how their apprenticeship story has been challenged by – and succeeded through – life in lockdown - click here
  • On Friday, we’ll take a step back, and look at how our approach to supporting partners and communities to succeed in their own apprenticeship journeys, providing direct and positive social impact wherever we deliver our services - click here

You don’t have to wait for more information – find out now what kind of opportunity could await you in the rick and varied world of apprenticeships. Fill out this short form, and the central team will get back to you with guidance shaped for your needs.

What’s stopping you building for the future? With Sodexo apprenticeships, anything is possible.

 

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