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Mentor Nominations

Nominations for the 2024 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards are now open! The new Mentor of the Year Award is the ideal category for colleagues, lecturers and teaching assistants. Anyone can nominate including apprentices, employers, friends and family members. Mentors 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:

  • Mentoring the apprentice to develop skills and gain qualifications that have had a direct impact on their careers and workplaces.
  • Mentorship that has built the apprentices independence and confidence while supporting their personal development and wellbeing.
  • Reasons that set the nomination apart, make it a potential winner and an example for other mentors to follow.

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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Mentor of the year

The 2024 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards will recognise mentors for the first time. This brand-new category is awarded to those who go above and beyond to offer Apprentices exceptional levels of mentorship to develop both personally and professionally. The very best mentors also support apprentices to make significant progress in academic achievement by the learner's own standards.

A shot of the glass trophies and gold envelopes at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards
A group of nominees receive their awards at the 2021 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

who is eligibile for nomination?

Nominations are accepted from anyone including apprentices, employers, friends, family members and colleagues. Mentors 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 mentor's place of work should be in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly.

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

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

A collage of all the sponsors logos of the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards 2024

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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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