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A new apprentice chat show by Springpod.

Launching National Apprenticeship Week 2020.

Featured employers

nestle
pret
jll
Fujitsu
DLG
jlr
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Capgemini
ICAEW

About Classroom to Boardroom

Classroom to Boardroom is a new episodic chat show series from Springpod that explores the world of apprenticeships, through real-life success stories of apprentices working at leading organisations such as Nestle, Jaguar Land Rover, EY, Capgemini, Accenture, Pret and more.

Each episode is between 15 and 25 minutes in duration, and is recommended for students in the age group of 13-19 years. 

How it works for young people

From hospitality to real estate, the number of apprenticeships on offer is on the rise. But what does it mean for you? Tune in to our brand new chat show, Classroom to Boardroom, during National Apprenticeship Week 2020, to find out what it’s like to be an apprentice with employers such as Nestle, Pret, JLL, ICAEW, Fujitsu and others. From insider scoop about the industry to interview tips that could get you hired, we’ve got it all.

Register today to be the first to know when the series goes live.

How it works for schools & colleges

The world of apprenticeships is changing. And in order to deliver robust career guidance for your students, it’s crucial that you stay in the know. Our new Classroom to Boardroom series helps you do just that. Supported with easy-to-deliver lesson plans, each episode will enable you to deliver a positive and inspiring message about apprenticeships across industries to students, in an engaging and unique format.

Register today to be notified when the series goes live.

Explore the episodes

Episode 1: Jess & Callum from Nestlé

Nestle apprentices Jess and Callum talk about their apprenticeships, what they love about working at Nestlé and tell you what it’s like to work in the Food and Beverage industry.

Episode 2: Ekansh & Chizara from Accenture

Join Ekansh and Chizara on this episode, as they discuss apprenticeships at Accenture and what it’s like to access cutting-edge technology, often before the rest of the world.

Episode 3: Ruth & Charley from Pret

Apprenticeships in the hospitality industry are growing faster than ever. So join Ruth and Charley from Pret as they demystify what it’s like to work in this unique industry and discover where an apprenticeship with Pret could take you.

Episode 4: Isabelle & Harkanwal from Jaguar Land Rover

Watch Jaguar Land Rover apprentices, Isabelle and Harkanwal, talk to our host Louis, about the changing face of apprenticeships and what it’s like to be part of the first cohort of new Digital and Technology solutions apprentices at Jaguar Land Rover.

Episode 5: Ross & Jonathan from JLL

Join Ross and Jonathan as we discuss the marvellous world of real-estate and find out about the different apprenticeship pathways you could pursue in this innovative industry. Spoiler alert: There’s something about a new BMW.

Episode 6: Andisiwe & Sumail from EY

Join EY apprentices, Andisiwe and Sumail, as they talk to Springpod host, Louis, about what it’s like to work for a brand that is constantly helping to build a better working world.

Episode 7: Cinderella & Ben from Fujitsu

If you’re passionate about working in the technology services space, tune into our episode with Fujitsu apprentices, Cinderella and Ben, as they tell us about their roles and how an interest in STEM subjects at school can help you get a leading-edge in your applications.

Episode 8: Danielle & Megan from Capgemini

Enjoy solving problems? Then join our host Louis, in this episode as he talks to Capgemini apprentices, Danielle and Megan, to find out how their apprenticeship empowers them to find creative solutions while having fun in the process.

Episode 9: Fionn & Annabel from Direct Line Group

Join Fionn and Annabel from Direct Line Group on this episode, as they help us break some common myths about working in the Insurance industry and showcase the variety of apprenticeships available.

Episode 10: Madeleine & James from ICAEW

Explore the world of Chartered Accountancy with our guests from ICAEW, Madeleine and James, as they take us through the ins and outs of working with leading organisations like Mazars and PWC, and discover the variety of roles available as an ICAEW apprentice.

National Apprenticeship
Week 2020 Lesson Plan

Make the most of your National Apprenticeship Week careers lessons, with our bespoke Classroom to Boardroom lesson plans and activity sheets, designed to engage students and inspire them to discover more about apprenticeships.