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Nominations for the 2024 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards are now open! Anyone can nominate including employers, friends, family members and colleagues. Apprentices can even nominate themselves and it's completely free.

How to nominate

To nominate, complete our simple nomination form via the link below. You will be asked to provide 500-words to explain why your nominee should win the award with judges looking for examples of the following:

  • Exceptional contributions to the workplace and professional achievement
  • Examples of outstanding commitment to personal development and training
  • Personal achievements and qualities, and how these have developed either at home or in the workplace

It is not possible to save drafts of your nomination. We recommend you draft your 500-words before completing the nomination form.

Deadline: Nominations will close at 5pm on Monday 23 October.

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Apprentice Categories

The 2024 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards will recognise apprentices across fourteen categories.

Apprentice of the Year in:

  • Hospitality
  • Accountancy
  • Construction & Trade Occupations
  • Health, Care & Public Services
  • Digital & IT
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Land-based

Cross-sector awards:​​

  • Achiever of the Year

Recognising apprentices who have overcome personal challenges or adversity to successfully complete their apprenticeship training and make valuable contributions to their employer. Apprentices from the sector categories above will be automatically entered for this award if their nomination shows evidence of such achievement.

  • Cornwall’s Apprentice of the Year 2024

The top three nominees from all other apprentice categories will be automatically shortlisted for this award. The apprentice that judges score highest across the whole event will scoop the coveted title of Cornwall's Apprentice of the Year 2024.

A group of nominees receive their awards at the 2021 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

Who is eligible for nomination?

Nominations are accepted from anyone including employers, friends, family members and colleagues. Employers and apprentices can even nominate themselves.

The free to enter process is open to anyone who has taken part in or provided apprenticeship training since June 2022, regardless of their training provider. The business's head office or main business premises should be based in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly.

If a business is sponsoring a category they will only judge categories where no representatives from their business have been nominated.

If you have any queries about the nomination process please contact nominations@truro-penwith.ac.uk or call 01872 305500.

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Our sponsors

A huge thank you to our sponsors from across the Cornish business community, without whom the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards would not be possible.

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