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CII and PFS Apprenticeship Awards 2024

Do you know an apprentice that has made an outstanding contribution to the success of your team or business?

Are you an employer of apprentices who has put apprenticeship at the heart of your business?

The CII and PFS Apprenticeship Awards, launched last year, are designed to celebrate the hard work and successes of insurance and personal finance apprentices, their employers, and the training providers.

Nominations are now open for the 2024 awards. All details can be found on this page, but be sure the download the Nomination Guide for a full understanding of the criteria and what the judges are looking for.

Apprentice of the Year 2024

There are seven Apprentice of the Year categories.

These awards recognise apprentices who have made a real difference to their workplace and used a CII/PFS apprenticeship to boost their career.

Personal Finance standards

  • Financial Services Administrator Apprentice of the Year
  • Mortgage Adviser Apprentice of the Year
  • Paraplanner Apprentice of the Year
  • Financial Adviser Apprentice of the Year 

General Insurance standards

  • Insurance Practitioner Apprentice of the Year
  • Insurance Professional Apprentice of the Year
  • Senior Insurance Professional Apprentice of the Year


Apprentice Employer of the Year 2024

There are three Employer of the Year categories, one is open to apprenticeship providers too.

Apprentice Employer of the Year: SME and Large categories

These awards recognise employers who have put CII/PFS apprenticeships at the heart of their business and reaped the benefits.

Social Equality Apprentice Employer/Provider of the Year

This award is open to employers and apprenticeship providers.

It recognises employers and providers who can demonstrate their commitment in creating opportunities and support packages for disadvantaged and under-represented groups.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on how to be a sponsor for this year's awards event, kindly contact Claire Bishop via