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National Apprenticeships Week 2022

EDM (Early Day Motion) 966: tabled on 08 February 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the 15th annual National Apprenticeships Week 2022, from 7-13 January 2022; highlights the opportunity that exists in the realms of engineering as well as hospitality, fintech, cyber security and applied science, as well as other areas; underlines the remarks by the chief executive of the Further Education Principals’ group that this is a prime opportunity to reflect on the importance of apprenticeships and the skills they provide to tackle the skills deficit in Northern Ireland; and urges both young and old to consider upskilling in a field where there are jobs available and to consider all possibilities highlighted during this year’s Apprenticeships Week 2022.