National Apprenticeship Week 2023 – Skills For Life

2023 marks the 16th annual National Apprenticeships Week, which is taking place in England from the 6th to the 12th February. The theme of this year's event is ‘Skills For Life’, reflecting how apprenticeships can help businesses develop a talented workforce, equipped with future-ready skills.

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we’re running a host of events to encourage and inspire the next generation of budding apprenticeships. Discover the full list of what’s on and insightful resources for apprentices and businesses below.

Our National Apprenticeship Week Events and Resources

Recruitment Fairs & Events 

 If you are an individual considering an apprenticeship as the next stage in your career, come to our events during National Apprenticeship Week and learn more about our amazing opportunities. Our events are free and open to all. Our recruiters will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the apprenticeship journey. We look forward to seeing you and helping you find the perfect apprenticeship for you!

Start your apprenticeship journey with QA

 QA is one of the oldest and most trusted tech apprenticeship providers, having trained over 30,000 apprenticeships in the last 10 years. From digital marketing to data and analytics and cyber security and IT, we provide apprenticeships for some of the most in-demand tech specialisms.


Our experience and understanding of the market allows us to innovate and develop our programmes to deliver benefit to both learners and employers, which we’ve done through our DxD (digital by design) approach, and frontloaded apprenticeships, which provided learners with invaluable learning on the job experience. We listen to our clients, and we deliver on what they need, and at QA we have the scale and experience to be able to do this.

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National Apprenticeship Week FAQs

When is National Apprenticeship Week 2023?

National Apprenticeship Week always takes place in February, and in 2023 it will be held from Monday 6th to Saturday 12th February.

What is National Apprenticeship Week?

National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of apprentices and apprenticeships in the UK. First held in 2007, the aim of National Apprenticeship Week is to showcase the benefits that apprentices and apprenticeships can make to individuals and businesses.

During National Apprenticeship Week, apprentices and educational institutions across the UK share in the success of apprenticeship programmes and raise awareness of how more people can get started on their apprenticeship journey.

National Apprenticeship Week is the perfect opportunity to kick start your career, and with QA, you can access apprenticeships for some of the most in-demand digital and tech skills in the country.

For businesses, National Apprenticeship Week is an opportunity to celebrate the apprentices in their organisation, as well as find out more about hiring and deploying apprentices in the future.

How many National Apprenticeship Weeks have there been?

2023 will be the 16th iteration of National Apprenticeship Week, with the first event taking place back in 2007. The event was introduced by the UK government as a way of promoting apprenticeships in the UK.

How do I find out more about apprenticeships?

You can find out more about all things apprenticeships at QA here. We also have dedicated resources to the Apprenticeships Levy for employers, and guides to how apprenticeships work.