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Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2022

Come and join apprentices across our sector in England to find the Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2022. The countdown is on to find our national shining stars. It could be you!

25th May 2022 - 26th May 2022
08:30 - 16:30
Virtual Event – Zoom
Entry Fees

This is a national event with participants across the country competing to become the Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2022. All Councils in England are encouraged to send one apprentice or more, to take part in the event, to make this a truly National celebration of our apprenticeship talent.

Calling all apprentices…
The Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2022 is an exciting event providing the opportunity for you to learn, network and showcase your skills, expertise, and initiative during this event. You will work in virtual teams to experience the opportunities, risks, and challenges involved in delivering successful local government services, in a developmental environment.


  • Are you an apprentice in local government looking to push yourself and to test your skills and capability?
  • Are you interested in challenging and developing yourself alongside others in the same position?
  • Would you like to stand out and be recognised nationally amongst your peers?

This is an opportunity to come together with your peers across the country, in the safe and well supported environment of this development event.

If you would like to know more about the Local Government Apprentice of the Year event, view our FAQ’s here

But don’t just take our word for it…

Watch ‘Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2021’ Winner, Karla Overington, from West Sussex County Council share why she enjoyed taking part, and would encourage others not to miss out here!

Ellie Hendry, Basildon Borough Council, was part of the Local Government Apprentice of the Year 2021 Winning Team, and you can hear about the 3 things she most enjoyed about attending the event here

“An incredible opportunity to network with other apprentices from all edges of the country.” Apprentice, attended 2021 event.

“I really enjoyed this event and would definitely recommend any apprentices thinking of taking part to take part. Not only do you meet new people from across the country with similar interests to yourself but you also learn vital skills which you can then take with you into your work place.” Apprentice, attended 2021 event.

Please click here to take a look at what others who attended in 2021 had to say about the day.

What time must I commitment to this event?
You will need to block out all day on 25 May (08:30 – 16:30), to work in your designated teams through a series of local government challenges, before coming back together for the morning on 26 May (10:00 – 11:00), with your line managers too, to celebrate the successes of the day and crown our Local Government Apprentice of the Year – will it be you who receives the coveted title?

In addition, you must attend a briefing session for the event on 18 May, from 14:00 – 15:00, where you get to learn much more about the day and what to expect, test out the Zoom technology and ask any questions you may be unsure of. It’s a great opportunity to meet the team who will be supporting you throughout the day too, and ensure you are fully supported.

Download a copy of the agenda 

Employers/Managers of apprentices – we would welcome your engagement and support to encourage apprentices to sign up for this event – please click here for more information about why your Council should get involved.

Audience: This national event is open to all level 2 and level 3 apprentices in local government across England (current apprentices or recently qualified within last 12 months, new apprentice employees and existing employees upskilling via an apprenticeship).

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If you have any queries please contact Julie Taylor-Poole, Office Administrator, East of England LGA, email: julie.taylor-poole@eelga.gov.uk tel: 07773 940073

Be quick – The deadline for bookings is Monday 9 May 2022.


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