Schools, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the nation are invited at 8.45am on 7 March 2017 to take part in ‘The Big Assembly’ a live video stream to thousands across the UK wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and career options post 16.
The East and West Midlands Apprenticeship Ambassador Network, Workpays and GetMyFirstJob have created this ground-breaking event, with sponsorship from The National Apprenticeship Service and D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership.
The team involved have scheduled the webinar to happen during National Apprenticeship Week (6-10th March). The Guinness World Records™ title attempt aims to set the record for the largest online careers advice seminar ever.
Employers including East Midlands Chamber, Boots UK, Toyota, Highways England, Nottingham City Homes, The BBC, Derry Building Services, Derby Homes, Busy Bees, Young Professionals, EMH Group, Futures Housing Group, Nottingham City Council and Uniper have offered sponsorship and a selection of career based prizes for young people which will be awarded during the presentation including shadowing a CEO, being involved in a Boots product development and much more.
Aiming to get over 5,000 log-ins and setting a new Guinness World Records title in the process, it promises to be an exciting and memorable event.
Introduced by Robert Halfon, the Minister for Apprenticeships, and combining commissioned films by and with apprentices plus live Q&A from expert advisors, the webinar will be focused on career options including apprenticeships.
To get involved pre-register to log on to the 30 minute online careers presentation at www.bigassembly.org.
Guinness World Records title definition: This record is for the greatest number of people taking part in a careers advice seminar streamed live over the internet.