A record 300+ apprentices are set to compete during National Apprenticeship Week, at Gen2's 17th annual week-long event, which showcases and celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on learners, businesses and the wider economy.

Over 40 teams have entered the sustainability themed challenge, which underlines Gen2's commitment to a more sustainable future, through empowering people and organisations with the skills needed to drive change.

The Grand Finale on Friday 9th February is the event's highlight, bringing together apprentices, employers, and industry leaders to celebrate the achievements of apprenticeships and their outstanding work. It's an inspiring opportunity to recognise the exceptional talents of apprentices and encourage others to embark on a similar career path.

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Gen2's recruitment team will be on hand for anyone considering an apprenticeship or vocational training, providing career information, advice and guidance. Their application feedback and CV and interview workshops are designed to support new recruits throughout the apprenticeship application and onboarding journey.

As one of Cumbria's largest training providers, Gen2 is at the forefront of bridging skills gaps and driving growth within the county. Programmes cater to individuals at all stages of their professional journey, from students looking to kickstart their career to experienced professionals seeking further development. Their comprehensive range of programmes start with Taster Sessions, moving to Level 2 pre-apprenticeship programmes to Level 6 BEng Honours Degrees.

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By providing such a range of accessible and targeted training opportunities, Gen2 ensures that learners at all stages of their lives can gain the necessary skills to excel in their chosen field.

These innovative programmes, tailored to address skills gaps, combined with a commitment to deliver high quality training, makes Gen2 the training provider of choice, empowering learners such as those competing in this year's challenge to step into rewarding careers. And inspiring future generations to learn.

Gen2 is shaping a brighter future in Cumbria, one learner at a time.