The Biggest Careers Webinar is back again!

This March, the Big Assembly is back again – but this time, it is in the hands of the apprentices.

The Big Assembly is a live video stream to thousands of students across the UK wanting to find out what an apprenticeship could mean for them. The apprentices holding The Big Assembly 2019 will be telling you about how to apply to an apprenticeship and what the process is like, what it’s like to be an apprentice and what your career holds at the end of the apprenticeship. 

Brought to you during National Apprenticeship Week (4th– 8th March 2018), the Big Assembly aims to get thousands of people online at the same time to learn about how the engineering industry affects them.

Schools, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the nation are invited at 10.30am, on 4 March 2019 to take part in The Big Assembly.

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The Big Assembly is aimed at students considering post-secondary school options, parents, teachers and employers; It will be a live video stream, featuring current apprentices who will discuss their careers and the positive impact their apprenticeship has had on them.

The Apprentices of the Big Assembly 2019 will be telling you about the application process and how to find an apprenticeship, what it’s like to be an apprentice, what employers expect and what your career holds for you at the end of your apprenticeship.

Thousands of students are expected to take part and will be able to ask questions to the panel and careers experts live via social media (#BigAssembly19). The Big Assembly will also be available on demand after the live broadcast has finished.

10.30am on 4 March 2019

This coincides with National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March 2019) and aims to change perceptions of engineering among young people, their parents and teachers and to inspire future engineers.

First, you need to register to attend at www.bigassembly.org. There will be a the “Test Video” page for those wanting to test their connection closer to the date.
On the day, make sure you log on in time for the 10.30am start and be prepared to ask questions through the links provided in the guidance.

Yes. Anyone who wants the live stream either for themselves or to show to a group will need to register, test and then log on on Monday 4 March.

The Big Assembly is a mix of short inspirational films interspersed with live discussion, which will include the opportunity to take questions from viewers. The films examine exciting engineering Apprenticeships, even showing you what its like in their workplace. During the discussion, the Apprentices will be there to answer questions sent ‘real time’ using the online chat facility, email, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

They just need to register and check that the connection works, then log in. They can also post questions should they wish to.