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BMet showcases skills-based apprenticeships throughout National Apprenticeship Week 2023

Anyone wanting to know about the value of BMet’s skills-based apprenticeships, can do so during National Apprenticeship Week (starting today) via a series of activities.

This year, the 16th annual awareness week takes place between February 6th and 12th and has a “skills for life” theme – reflecting on how businesses and apprentices can shine a light on the significant impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

To showcase the many career-focused pathways that BMet has to offer, a series of positive case studies, testimonials and videos will be circulated through the college’s social media channels, in support of #NAW2023.

Among other things, creative content will include insights into journeys of apprentices and skills they have gained, employer features and experiences of BMet employees who have recently completed the new Level 6 Careers Apprenticeship.

Here is a link to a video specially created by BMet’s Marketing Team for National Apprenticeship Week:

Key exciting new BMet apprenticeship developments and opportunities are also coinciding with the college’s activities for National Apprenticeship Week.

One such example is BMet’s ever-growing partnership with leading multi-disciplined construction company Careys, which will soon give rise to Groundwork Standard Apprenticeships at James Watt College.

BMet are also currently recruiting for a host of clients including BMW and West Midlands Trains.

To view current vacancies at BMW Hams Hall(Birmingham), BMW Oxford and BMW Swindon, please visit: BMW Group Apprenticeships – Search for opportunities. New vacancies at West Midlands Trains, can be seen here.

Speaking of BMet’s activities planned for National Apprenticeship Week, Suzie Branch-Haddow, Vice Principal – External Development said: “National Apprenticeship Week is always a very important date in BMet’s calendar, as we fully align with the importance of the week in showcasing the value of apprenticeships to learners and employers.

“It is a great opportunity to reflect on how apprenticeships can help individuals to develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career, and how businesses can develop a talented workforce equipped with the skills to succeed.”

During National Apprenticeship Week, BMet’s business development team will also be attending a series of events that are specially designed for anyone wanting to gain more insight into apprenticeships.

Open to all, the apprenticeship events are:

  • Tuesday 7th February – Washwood Heath Job Centre, 10am-12pm
    Sutton Coldfield Job Centre, 12pm-1pm
  • Wednesday 8th February – The Factory Young People Centre, Longbridge, 11am – 2pm
    Solihull Apprenticeship Show, North Solihull Sports Centre, 4pm – 8pm
  • Thursday 9th February – South and City College (Sports Hall), Handsworth, 10.30am -1.30pm
    Sutton Coldfield Job Centre, 2pm – 4pm

To find out more about BMet’s range of apprenticeship opportunities that are designed to suit a variety of needs, please visit: Apprenticeships – Courses – Birmingham Metropolitan College (

Do also look out for BMet’s social media activities across our channels, and feel free to engage with us – by likes, shares, retweets and comments.

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