The top 100 apprenticeship employers have been revealed and it’s perhaps the most important top hundred list since Channel 4′s 100 Greatest TV Treats of 2004.

Birmingham’s Skills Show was the venue for the second year of the list, which was compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with City & Guilds.

Companies praised in the list include, Siemens plc, The Style Guru salon, Love Food catering, Hays Travel, BT and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – follow the hyperlinks to find out more about their apprenticeships.

Over 25 of the employers from the 2011 list made a reappearance this year, including Staffordshire County Council, Royal Navy, Ford Motor Company, EDF Energy and Doncaster City Council.

Here’s the top 100 in alphabetical order:

1. A M Blatch Electrical Contractor Ltd
2. AgustaWestland
3. Alan Hair Designs
4. Amey
5. Astrium Limited
6. AWE PLC
7. BAM Nuttall Ltd
8. Barclays Bank PLC
9. Barlows UK Ltd
10. Barratt Developments PLC
11. Belgrade Theatre
12. Bentley Motors Ltd
13. Berthon Boat Company Ltd
14. Blue Flame (Cornwall) Ltd
15. Britplas
16. BT
17. Caffyns plc
18. Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
19. Caterpillar (UK) Limited
20. Caterpillar Peterlee Ltd
21. Coleman Bradshaw
22. Cooper and Taylor Hair and Beauty
23. Coreco
24. Coventry City Council
25. Cumbria County Council
26. DAF Trucks
27. Dale & Valley Homes
28. Dale Power Solutions plc
29. Damovo UK Limited
30. David Youll Hair and Beauty
31. Doncaster Council
32. EDF Energy, Nuclear Generation
33. elements
34. FCO Services
35. Fennies Under 5s
36. Finmeccanica
37. Finning UK Ltd
38. Ford Motor Company Ltd
39. Forth Engineering Ltd – Cumbria
40. Gelder Group
41. Goodteeth Dental Surgeries Ltd
42. Harwin plc
43. Hays Travel
44. Hendra Healthcare Ludlow Ltd
45. Hycrome (Europe) Ltd
46. IBM UK Limited
47. Imperial Commercials Ltd
48. Jessup Build Develop
49. John Cliff Building Services
50. Josephs Hair Team
51. KFC (GB) LTD
52. Kwik-Fit GB Ltd (Training Academy)
53. Love Food Ltd
54. MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd
55. Matthews Brand Solutions UK
56. MBDA Missile Systems
57. Messier Bugatti Dowty MRO
58. Morleys Stores Ltd.
59. Neopost Limited
60. NHS Norfolk & Waveney
61. North Somerset Council
62. North York Moors National Park Authority
63. Northumberland County Council
64. Pailton Engineering
65. Pearson Engineering Services
66. Pendennis Shipyard
67. Persona HR Ltd
68. Plumbs Ltd
69. Power Logistics
70. Puffins of Exeter Ltd
71. Railcare Ltd
72. Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
73. Resource Productions Ltd
74. Rolls-Royce
75. Royal Navy
76. Sanctuary Group
77. Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Limited
78. Serco UK & Europe
79. SH & EM Electronics Ltd
80. Siemens plc
81. Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning
82. Spicerhaart
83. Staffordshire County Council
84. Stockport Council
85. Tata Steel Europe
86. Tata Steel
87. TEC Group International Recruitment Ltd.
88. The Chartwell Practice
89. The Cornwall Foundation of Promise (Fifteen Cornwall)
90. The Style Guru
91. Tideswell Surgery
92. TMJ Interiors
93. TW Plumbing & Heating
94. Uden Sales & Lettings
95. Unilever UK
96. University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
97. Vertical Systems
98. WM Housing Group
99. Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc
100. Yorkshire Ambulance Service