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01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeships are for everyone, including line managers.

Makers Hall: S9-S12 Stand: BB65
Apprenticeships are for everyone, including line managers.
The theme of 2024 National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Skills for Life’. The role of a line manager is crucial to set up the apprentice with skills they will carry throughout their career.

The article kicks off by introducing us to the inspiring Ajit, a Test Lead at DWP Digital who wears two extremely important hats - he's also an exceptional apprentice line manager. The piece celebrates Ajit's well-deserved shortlisting for the prestigious Line Manager of the Year Award at the Makers Apprenticeship Awards, recognising his unwavering commitment to supporting apprentices' technical growth and personal development.

Ajit highlights the escalating demand for digital engineering talent across government and private sectors alike. However, he sees immense potential in the vastly underutilized pool of individuals naturally drawn to technology through curiosity and passion. Apprenticeships, Ajit enthuses, provide an unbeatable launchpad for career-starters and career-changers to blast into the tech sphere.
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