Kingswood was presented with the award at The Celebration of Apprenticeships Conference Gala Dinner on Tuesday 7th March 2017 at The Grange London Tower Bridge Hotel.
Hosted by Apprenticeships 4 England, the Apprenticeship Employer Awards 2017 are to reward Businesses who have excelled in contributing to the development of Apprenticeship programmes in England. This award recognises and celebrates commitment to developing workforce through Apprenticeships and supporting employees during their training.
The event was attended by members of Kingswood’s Human Resources and Training departments and Chief Operations Officer, Jason Andrews. The award was accepted on behalf of the company by Robert Sidley, Learning and Development Manager and Myke Obasuyi, Chief Activity Instructor at Dearne Valley.
Myke joined Kingswood nine years ago as part of our Apprentice Instructor programme and is now Chief Activity Instructor - he was awarded Employee of the Year 2016. This week Myke has also been representing the company at the National Apprenticeship Show where he was interviewed by the BBC.
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Our Apprentice Instructor programme is the perfect starting point for young people who are considering a career in the outdoor, leisure or education industries. Not only do our apprentices gain invaluable experience that will equip them in their future careers but they also achieve an Apprenticeship in Sport & Recreation including externally recognised qualifications, in house training and an NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership.Find out more about our apprenticeship programme Sign up for an apprenticeship assessment day