Today the Microsoft Apprentice of the Year 2015 will be named at the Microsoft UK Headquarters in Reading. This prestigious award was won by Alexander Small, our Lead Developer here at Beyond Migration at the House of Commons last year. Read more about his journey from a retail assistant to a passionate developer here.
The awards this year include:
- Apprentice of the Year for apprentices recruited and trained in England
- Modern Apprentice of the Year for apprentices recruited and trained in Scotland
- Employer of the Year for companies offering those apprenticeships
Here is a video from last year.
National Apprentice Week
This past March, National Apprentice Week recognised the talent pool of apprentices that provide organisations with increased value, benefits and dedication. To read more about the employment process and benefits of an apprentice, read this.
Thinking of hiring an Apprentice?
With the rise of apprenticeship popularity, they are recognised as a chance to build up fundamental education and skill sets with young, charismatic and determined individuals. If your organisation has any questions about working with or hiring an apprentice please contact us.
If you are looking to gain work experience in hopes of starting a career, check out QA Apprenticeships here.
Best of luck to today’s winners!