Recognising the nation's top apprenticeship employers in 2022
Employer entries for the new 2022 rankings will open in early February.
The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers celebrates England’s outstanding apprenticeship employers and helps future apprentices, parents and careers advisers to identify apprenticeship opportunities at the country’s leading employers.
First launched in 2020, the annual employer rankings have been developed by the Department of Education, in partnership with High Fliers Research, who independently assess and rank the nation’s top apprenticeship employers.
The rankings were not produced in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They return in 2022 to showcase the apprenticeship employers that have done the most to provide successful apprenticeships over the last 12 months.
And new for 2022, England's top small and medium-sized enterprises will be featured for the first time in the Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers.
Employers will be recognised for their commitment to employing apprentices, their creation of new apprenticeships, the diversity of their new apprentices, and the number of apprentices who complete their apprenticeships and progress further with the employer.
Together, the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers and Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers for 2022 will reveal which of the nation’s employers – large and small – have done the most to provide successful apprenticeships in the past year.
Apprenticeship employers in every industry and employment sector – from accountancy, fashion and law, to teaching, nursing and engineering – are invited to enter for the rankings in 2022.
Entries open in early February and the new rankings will be announced during a special live broadcast in the summer of 2022.