This week, for National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) Drive My Career (DMC) and its members have taken part in its sixth consecutive #DMCApprenticeTakeover campaign, as well as teaming up with the 30% Automotive Club for the #myapprenticeshipstory.

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, DMC has been reposting member’s success stories, celebrating diversity and inclusion within the industry to help to change perceptions, as well as offering advice and tips for job seekers looking to embark on their career.

We would like to thank all members who participated in these initiatives and the used the hashtags #DMCApprenticeTakeover #myapprenticestory and #NAW2024.

Below you can find just a snapshot of how some of our members have got involved:

Sytner Group

Sytner took to LinkedIn to celebrate their apprentices, posting many different apprentices and their experiences using our hashtags. Sytner really made the most of videos this year, posting interviews with their apprentices going into more detail about their time as an apprentice.

All of Sytners LinkedIn National Apprenticeship Week posts can be found here:


JCT600 took to Instagram to share some great posts about their apprentices. Putting together a number of infographics for their followers. They also followed up on LinkedIn, posting the same great posts on there.

JCT600 also included a more senior member who started as an apprentice back in 1985, congrats to all apprentices, whatever your age!

All of JCT600’s Instagram posts on their apprentices and their success stories can be found here:


TruckEast made the most of their dedicated apprentice Instagram page. Posting various different pictures and stories about the success of their apprentices. Its fair to say that it looked like they were all having a great time. Congrats to all!

All of TruckEast’s apprentice Instagram posts can be found here:


TrustFord used Twitter mostly to promote their brilliant apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week, posting videos under the “In the Hot Seat” title. Their more in-depth interviews with apprentices were a great opportunity to learn more about their experiences.

TrustFord’s Twitter posts can be found here: trustforduk (@TrustFordUK) / X (