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Sharon Blyfield – CCEP = Part 2

Sharon Blyfield OBE - Head of Early Careers - Coca Cola Europacific Partners Part 2

In the second half of their fascinating chat, Safaraz talks to Sharon about her involvement in Scottish apprenticeships and her role in chairing a commission on race in apprenticeships. They discuss the challenges faced by multicultural backgrounds in undertaking apprenticeships and the importance of industry partnerships. Sharon emphasizes the need for collaboration in the skills sector and advocates for fair wages and promoting social mobility. They also touch on the significance of vocational qualifications like BTECs and initiatives to widen participation in apprenticeships by removing entry barriers.