Apprenticeship Week 2024 Jobs Fair

Date: Thursday 8 Feb 2024 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Waltham Forest College, 707 Forest Road, London, E17 4JB

To mark Apprenticeship Week 2024, Waltham Forest Council, in collaboration with Waltham Forest College and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), invites you to join us at the Waltham Forest College Campus for an engaging Jobs Fair. This event aims to celebrate the incredible opportunities that apprenticeships offer.

This inclusive event is open to all residents of Waltham Forest. Whether you are considering embarking on your apprenticeship journey for the first time or are currently employed and wish to explore how an apprenticeship can elevate your career, we encourage you to attend and discover more.

By participating in this event, you will have the valuable opportunity to engage directly with employers actively seeking new talent for their organisations. Learn firsthand how apprenticeships function, explore the advantages of being an apprentice, and understand how these roles can propel your career in exciting new directions.

Furthermore, you can interact with recruiters and industry experts spanning a wide range of sectors, including creative, healthcare, education, construction, hair and beauty, transport, and more. Advisors will be on hand to address your queries and assist you in making informed decisions.

Don't miss out on this chance to connect with potential employers, gain insights into apprenticeships, and explore diverse career paths. To secure your spot, please follow the link below and register via EventBrite.

What are Apprenticeships?

Apprenticeships are paid programmes that allow you to earn while you learn. It combines working and gaining a formal qualification. This is usually one day a week at a college or training centre, and is a brilliant way to progress your career.

There are currently over 190 career paths available for apprenticeships, in industries including:

  • Accountancy
  • Business
  • Law
  • Tourism
  • Retail
  • Media
  • Information Technology

The Apprenticeship Offer from Waltham Forest Jobs

For Residents

  • Access to a wide range of local apprenticeship opportunities
  • Pre-employment support including CV development, application guidance, and interview prep
  • Pre-employment and employment mentoring programs to better understand work environments
  • Guidance and apprenticeship pathways, including future career development
  • Support with work-based qualifications. This includes functional skills and CSCS cards
  • Financial planning, guidance, and details on the positive future an apprenticeship can provide

To apply for an apprenticeship, you must be over 16, living in England, and not in full-time education.

For Businesses

  • Dedicated support and guidance in the recruitment of apprentices or the upskilling of existing employees using apprenticeships
  • Links with local apprenticeship providers, training organisations, and support schemes
  • Guidance to accessing and utilising apprenticeship levy, ethical apprenticeship recruitment, mentoring, and industry recognition
  • Access to apprenticeship Account Management through EBS. This includes the promotion of roles, active caseload, screening and selection. It also includes continued in-work support
  • Advice and guidance on internal employee development through apprenticeship standards. This includes the option to transfer existing roles into new apprenticeship opportunities

For support around recruiting apprenticeships to your organisation, please contact the Opportunities Team at, and we will be in touch.

When searching for an apprenticeship, filter roles by "Apprenticeships" to see our full range of opportunities.