Apprenticeships scheme shortlisted for three awards


Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Apprenticeship awards

The Health Business Awards is one of the awards the Trust has been shortlisted for.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ apprenticeships programme has been shortlisted for no fewer than three different awards.

Over the past five years there has been a 500% increase in the number of apprenticeships offered at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

And, most importantly, 66% of those who successfully completed apprenticeships in 2015/16 went on to be recruited to permanent jobs in the Trust.

The Trust is committed to investing £3 million in apprenticeships annually with an aim of having at least 300 apprentices by 2020.

The apprenticeships programme is shortlisted for:

  • The Healthcare Recruitment category of the Health Business Awards – winners to be announced on Thursday 29 November at an event hosted by The One Show GP, Dr Sarah Jarvis
  • The Training Journal Awards – winners will be announced on 6 December
  • The Learning Awards organised by the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) – winners to be announced on Thursday 2 February 2017.

Courtney Sherwell, Education, Training and Development (ET&D) Associate, says: “Our apprenticeship schemes are a fantastic way to recruit and support young people with new skills and fresh perspectives. I am delighted that we have been shortlisted for these awards and I would like to thank all the Trust staff who have supported our apprentices over the last few years.”

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