Kevin McLoughlin was delighted to be one of thirty six top Apprenticeship employers from London and across the South East who joined forces with the National Apprenticeship Service to take on their new roles as Apprenticeship Ambassadors.
Kevin as an Ambassador, will champion Apprenticeship programmes, and will also be able to explain the processes of how he implemented his programme according to K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd business needs.
The Ambassadors work across diverse sectors from media, digital, financial services, IT, construction, museums and retail representing organisations of all sizes from household names Channel 4, Visa, NHS Hospital Trusts and BHS to local painting and decorating firms.
Vic Grimes, Divisional Apprenticeship Director – Londonand the South East, National Apprenticeship Service said:
“This is a great opportunity for the National Apprenticeship Service to work closely with some of the best Apprenticeship employers we have in London and the South East. The Network will use their passion, knowledge and experience of running successful Apprenticeship programmes to encourage more businesses to start their own high quality Apprenticeship programme supporting even more young people into successful careers.”
Kevin McLoughlin, Managing Director, said:
“I am delighted to support the National Apprenticeship Service as an Employer Ambassador. K&M has many years’ experience working with Apprenticeships and this is a really positive step forward to encourage more young people to consider Apprenticeships”.
Jean Duprez, Senior Manager, said:
This gives K&M a great platform which enables us to promote apprenticeships to other companies showing the benefits of investing in your workforce and ensuring you are not left with a skills gap.”
The role of the Ambassadors includes:
- Speaking at business events to share their good practice
- Being available to speak to other employers referred to them
- Media – to give interviews, quotes, case studies
- Encouraging businesses in their sector and supply chain to recruit apprentices
ational Apprenticeship Service
The National Apprenticeship Service focuses on increasing the number of apprentices in England. We work with employers to help them introduce apprentices into their businesses, help those looking to start their careers find an Apprenticeship opportunity and contribute towards the costs of the training and qualifications within an Apprenticeship. We engage with a wide range of partners to help design the frameworks for apprentices and we implement all Government policies aimed at setting the high standard of quality Apprenticeships.
We promote excellence in Apprenticeships and vocational training with awards, campaigns and skills competitions including National Apprenticeship Week and WorldSkills UK.