Top North West Employers lined up for Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event

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Top North West Employers lined up for Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event

Ambitious Year 10 and 11 students from schools across East Lancashire and beyond are invited to take the first step on a career ladder to becoming a #futureboss at an unmissable Apprenticeship Careers Event staged by Themis at Burnley College this month.

This informative and popular event, which has rapidly become established as an important date in the calendar for leading Employers from a variety of sectors, as well as potential Apprentices, attracts hundreds of young people keen to follow an Apprenticeship route into the career of their choice.

Details of the free Themis Apprenticeship Careers event are:

Date: Wednesday 30 January

Time: 5.30 to 8.00pm

Location: Themis at Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley BB12 0AN


More than 35 of the region’s leading Employers will be represented on the evening. They will be keen to discuss Apprenticeship opportunities and many will be using the event to identify potential new Apprentices to fill existing vacancies. Among those attending are:

Safran Nacelles

The Senator Group

Dr Oetker


Together Housing

+24 Marketing


On the evening, young people will receive information from specialists in the Themis Recruitment team about how to stand out from the crowd in an ‘Interview Ready’ zone. There will also be top advice on choosing the best interview outfit, with examples provided by leading retailer BooHoo, and an opportunity to print out your CV and business cards.

A live stage will feature talks by one of the North’s leading motivational speakers Michael Quigley on how to maintain a positive mindset, set goals and succeed, while there will also be an opportunity to chat to current Apprentices and learn the secrets of their success.

For those considering a career in the Digital industry, there will be a chance to visit the Project Digital hub. The ground-breaking project is run in partnership between Themis at Burnley College and +24 Marketing to provide the innovative and dynamic workforce in this constantly-evolving, competitive field.

Simon Jordan, Director of Themis, said:

“In 2019 we are again bringing some of the region’s most successful and innovative businesses together in one place and inviting young people with drive and ambition to discover just what they can achieve through an Apprenticeship with them.

”This year we are also focussing on the opportunities presented by taking your learning to higher level in your Apprenticeship. Degree Apprenticeships are becoming ever more popular with Employers and career-minded Apprentices alike, offering the chance to gain an industry-focussed degree in your chosen sector and to save on the expense of university tuition fees.

“In previous years, many potential Apprentices have found their future Employer at this event and made important decisions which have shaped their future careers. It really is an unmissable event.”

There is still time to pre-register for the Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event on www.burnley.ac.uk/themis or call 01282 733005 for more information.

In 2019 we are also encouraging potential Apprentices to take part in the Themis Gold scheme, showing Employers they have already gone above and beyond to impress – benefits include:

  • Expert advice from a personal Careers Mentor and Recruitment Advisor
  • A chance to beat any queues on the night and meet top Employers with the support of the Themis Team
  • Personal advice from motivation coach Michael Quigley
  • A Themis Apprenticeship professional candidate pack.

To apply to become a Themis Gold candidate, send a one-minute video or 250-word statement outlining your career plans and why you have got what it takes to succeed as a Themis Apprentice to gold@themis.ac.uk by 21 January 2019. Please include your name, age, school and chosen sector.

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