Our Partners

The 5% Club works with a range of partners.

We are delighted to work with the following organisations, partnering on events and initiatives

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network (ADCN) was launched in 2017, and is Chaired by Helen Grant MP. ADCN is an employer led Network whose members have committed to take action to widen participation in apprenticeships, champion diversity, and support greater social mobility. Members, including Rolls Royce and Balfour Beatty, work across their organisations as well as with schools, partners and suppliers, to ensure apprenticeships are open to candidates from all backgrounds, as well as increasing representation from ethnic minority candidates, women in STEM, candidates with learning difficulties or disabilities, and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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The Brathay Apprentice Challenge, the search for the apprentice team of the year, is supported by the National Apprenticeship Service as an annual challenge for employers and apprentices, since 2012.  In 2017, teams of apprentices reached over 70,000 young people to raise awareness of the benefits of apprenticeships and recruited over 500 new employers interested in offering apprenticeships.

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The Careers & Enterprise Company is a national network that connects schools and colleges, employers and career programme providers to create high-impact careers opportunities for young people. The 5% Club is working with The Careers & Enterprise Company to ensure our members can help support their work and ensure their Enterprise Adviser Network can connect local business to The 5% Club.

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Chartered Management Institute creates leaders through management and leadership development training, qualifications, membership and research.

CMI leads on accrediting a full suite of leadership and management apprenticeships, including a Level 7 Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship.

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The Design and Technology Association supports high quality design, engineering and technology education. It is a membership organisation providing advice, support and training for those involved in teaching design, engineering and technology

Blueprint 1000 movement has been launched to connect industry with education. The objective is to help industry and education bridge the widening skills gap and build an inspiring, innovative and proficient workforce by supporting Design & Technology education in our schools & colleges.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is the world’s leading youth achievement award. Enabling more young people to develop skills that enhance their CV and university applications. Achieving a DofE Award can be life-changing.

Supporting the DofE will help give even more young people the opportunity to be the best they can be, regardless of their background. As a corporate partner, the DofE can help you attract and develop diverse talent, inspire and engage your employees by delivering the DofE in your work place.

We partner with The 5% Club so more businesses can upskill the next generation.

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As the world’s workforce expert, ManpowerGroup connects more than 600,000 jobseekers with meaningful work every day, and helps more than 400,000 clients address their critical talent needs each year.

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The Scaffolding Association is a not-for-profit independent trade organisation campaigning to raise standards of safety, technical quality and workforce skills in the scaffolding sector. Membership of the Association is an assurance of quality and demonstrates an ability to carry out the safe design, installation and commissioning of equipment.

The Association works with its members, client organisations, government agencies and standard setting bodies to ensure high standards of training and competence across the industry. It also protects standards through a competence-based independently verified accreditation scheme in line with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

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STEM Learning is the largest provider of education and careers support in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We work with schools, colleges and others working with young people across the UK.

Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, we are dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement in STEM subjects and careers.

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WorldSkills UK is a partnership between businesses, education and Governments that accelerates young people’s careers giving them the best start in work and life.

We do this through experiential and digital careers advice, skills competitions, mindset and productivity training and using our role models who have represented the UK on the international stage.

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The Prince’s Trust is an organisation helping young people.

The 5% Club is delighted to support The Prince’s Trust connecting our members with the wide range of employer support opportunities.

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