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2022 National Tech Industry Gold Awards - for Digital Degree Apprentices

Thank you for putting forward a nomination for the 2022 National Tech Industry Gold Awards for Digital Degree Apprentices.

There are 4 categories this year (description and criteria provided below) with 1 winner and 2 runners up per category.

  • Business Contribution
  • Innovation
  • Special Achievement
  • Special Recognition


Please note

  • Awards cover the period January 2021 – January 2022.
  • Apprentices can be nominated in more than one category.
  • This only applies to apprentices on Tech Industry Gold programmes.

Please complete this form and submit by 17:00 on Monday 24th January 2022

Information will be used only for the purposes of this award. If you have any questions, please contact julia.bateson@techskills.org .

1. ABOUT YOURSELF
2. ABOUT THE NOMINEE
Include contact details below if available (email address and phone number) and providing the degree apprentice has agreed for them to be shared with TechSkills. 
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
3. AWARD CATEGORY

3.1 Business Contribution (nominated by an employer/company)
The Award for Business Contribution in a Digital Apprenticeship role recognises the exceptional contribution to the employer with emphasis on how the apprentice has demonstrated commitment to digital technology through their technical, business, project and professional development. The criteria for submission are:
  • Evidence of your nominee’s exceptional contribution with emphasis on how they have demonstrated outstanding impact and ability in the workplace, as an apprentice
  • A description of specific projects or activity outcomes which have impacted on the business

3.2 Innovation (nominated by either an HEI or an employer/company)
The Award for Innovation in a Digital Apprenticeship role recognises an outstanding digital technology innovation concept created and introduced by an apprentice. The criteria for submission are:
  • Tell us how the concept is innovative
  • What was the apprentice’s role in this innovative development

3.3 Special Achievement (nominated by either an HEI or an employer/company)
The Award for Special Achievement in a Digital Apprenticeship role recognises unique and extraordinary success in a technical, business, project and/or professional accomplishment in their work as a digital apprentice. The criteria for submission are:
  • Describe the activity or project of exceptional success the apprentice has completed
  • Why you judge this aspect of the apprentice’s work as a special achievement
 
3.4 Special Recognition (nominated by either an HEI or an employer/company)
The Award for Special Recognition of a Digital Degree Apprentice recognises those who have demonstrated great resilience in the face of adversity over the last 12 months and continued successfully in their role. The criteria for submission are:
  • A brief outline of the challenges the apprentice has faced
  • How they have shown strength, determination and resilience in the face of this  adversity
Please choose 1 category or more below. Please note you will need to provide a different submission for each category to match the criteria above. *This question is required.