Ambassadors are recruited in two ways:
- by a marketing campaign that encourages individuals to nominate themselves;
- by course tutors who nominate positive role models.
Apprentices from courses across the college are targeted to ensure that we have a large enough pool to draw from to spread the work and provide different perspectives. Individuals are then interviewed by the PROCareer STEM Advisor during which the role and time commitment are explained in more detail.
Employers are notified by letter that apprentices in their employment have been selected to act as Ambassadors. The vast majority support the apprentices to carry out their duties - some even attend the sessions that the Ambassadors run to provide that all important employer perspective.