Apprenticeship Programme Award


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award will go to the organisation working in Ireland’s logistics and transportation industry that has been offering a best-in-class apprenticeship programme over the past 12 months.

Submissions can be made by the organisation directly or nominated by a staff member. If you are nominating the organisation you work for, please ensure you have their permission to do so.

Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission (11pt font size minimum); the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts, supporting materials and statistics, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Demonstrate how the apprenticeship programme was developed and outline its objectives.
  • Provide an overview of how the programme has been implemented over the past 12 months, giving specific examples. Also, outline any challenges faced in the implementation process and how your team demonstrated initiative, creativity, and leadership to overcome them.
  • Demonstrate the real business benefits of the programme, providing positive feedback (i.e., internal, or external stakeholders) where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate how the programme benefits the apprentice, providing positive feedback (via internal surveys or testimonials) where appropriate.
  • Provide evidence of how you monitor and measure its success against the stated objectives.
  • Excellence in Training & Development: Provide examples where your organisation has gone beyond curricular requirements to facilitate the apprentices, including the number of hours per week devoted to training.