Outstanding Apprentice of the Year

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of Management Apprentices

What is the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Award?

The CMI Apprentice of the Year Award acknowledges the outstanding achievements of an apprentice who has successfully applied their learning in the workplace to advance themselves, their organisation and the community around them.

Nominations that meet all of the Apprentice of the Year criteria will receive a virtual certificate.

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Best in class

Showcase and celebrate the achievements of your apprentices

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Motivation and Reward

Being nominated for the CMI Awards is a huge achievement in itself, celebrating hard work and the impact being made

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Our prestigious judging panel will review and determine who is exemplifying best practice and the highest standards the profession can offer

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The CMI Awards are globally recognised, so look great on a person's CV or as CPD

How to apply

Nominate an Apprentice who you feel really makes a difference for themselves, their organisation of the community around them.

The Outstanding Apprentice of the Year will demonstrate:

  • A high level of progression on their programme and a consistent display of commitment to their own personal and professional development
  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • Management and Leadership capabilities that are already having a positive impact
  • An ability to apply practical or theoretical course content within employment or extra-curricular activities
  • Active participation with CMI and it’s wider membership community

View the full criteria Rules and Regulations

Sound like someone you know?

Applying or nominating someone for the Apprentice of the Year Award is easy. Simply fill in the application form using the link below and submit your entry to our awards team before the deadline. Then keep an eye out for the shortlist being announced on the 27th June 2022.

Make a nomination

Awards Timeline

Competition open: Nominations now open

  • Competition opens 11th Nov 2021
  • Competition closes 1st May 2022
  • Shortlist announced 27th Jun 2022
  • Winner announced Nov 2022

Meet the judges

Entries for the CMI Awards come from a wide range of organisations and individuals across a variety of sectors and fields therefore, we select our judges to be able to reflect this experience. The CMI Partner Awards judges are hand-picked and are all senior experts in their fields

Jamie Anderson

Chief Executive, Age UK Wirral
Kath Austin CMgr CCMI, Chair
Kath Austin

Director, Pizza Hut Restaurants UK
Paulina Chan
Paulina Chan

Principal & CEO, Global Mutual Consortium
Greg Gottig
Chief Executive,
JH Outdoor River2 Feb 2020
Prof Jane Harrington

Vice Chancellor, University of Greenwich