Modern Apprenticeship Challenge

For more information on the Challenge please refer to the Factsheet.

Modern Apprenticeship Community Challenge

Now in its 15th year, the Ayrshire Modern Apprenticeship Community Challenge will be launched in February 2018. Companies across Ayrshire are invited to put forward individuals or a team of Modern Apprentices (1 or more) to come up with a project that will benefit the local community.

The Ayrshire Modern Apprenticeship Community Challenge 2018

The timeline for the Challenge this year will be as follows:

9th February 2018 - Launch of the Ayrshire Modern Apprenticeship Challenge

9th March 2018 - Registration deadline (NOW CLOSED)

31st August 2018 - Completion of challenge and deadline for portfolio submissions

September 2018 - Free Presentations Workshop offered to apprentices

October 2018 - Finale event (During Ayrshire Business Week)

The winners of the Modern Apprenticeship Community Challenge 2017 were:

  • Best Overall Project: S & C Engineering
    Designed an interactive memory bench for Dundonald Nursing Home.

  • Developing the Young Workforce: East Ayrshire Council
    Designed an outdoor classroom for Crosshouse Primary School.

  • Most Innovative Idea: GE Caledonian Aviation
    Created an online forum for young jobseekers.

  • Best Presentation: UTC Aerospace Systems¬†
    Designed and created an outdoor classroom for Elderbank Primary School.