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Flagship Apprenticeship Conference Attracts 200 of the South West’s Leading Employers

By December 19, 2018January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates, Why Exeter blog

More than 200 of the South West’s leading employers – as well as keynote speakers of national importance – have attended a flagship Apprenticeship conference, hosted by Exeter College at Sandy Park. 


The landmark Bringing Clarity to the Future of Apprenticeships 2018 Conference provided the latest updates in employer, education and government thinking around Apprenticeships, to organisations from across the South West.


High profile national speakers at the conference included Christine Ourmières-Widener, CEO of Flybe, Rob Nitsch, Chief Operating Officer Institute for Apprenticeships, and David Hughes, CEO, Association of Colleges (AoC).


The conference also gave employers the opportunity to engage with experts in some of the technical aspects of Apprenticeship training in sessions led by City & Guilds, Exeter College and the University of Exeter. 


A session specifically designed for schools featured presentations by the Young Apprentice Ambassador Network and the Education and Training Foundation.