Apprenticeship training providers

The register lists the organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training to employers using the apprenticeship service. To be eligible to deliver apprenticeship training for apprenticeships that start on 1 May 2017, or after, organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP). Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have … Continue reading Apprenticeship training providers

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20th March

FAS – a free online tool for employers and providers

FAS a free online tool for employers and providers to plan apprenticeship delivery and forecast funding for starts in England from May 2017. Try it for yourself here: www.fas.report At a basic level it mimics the Skills Funding Agency calculator (called ‘Estimate my apprenticeship funding’). However, it enriches the experience, such as by allowing the … Continue reading FAS – a free online tool for employers and providers

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14th February

New legal apprenticeships contract between SFA and employers unveiled

The controversial new legal agreement, that employers will have to sign with the Skills Funding Agency to run new apprenticeships, has been unveiled. FE Week exclusively revealed last September that businesses would for the first time have to sign strict contracts with the SFA – rather than just with providers, as the sector had expected. … Continue reading New legal apprenticeships contract between SFA and employers unveiled

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14th February

Registration open for online apprenticeship service

Large employers are encouraged to register for an online apprenticeship service before the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April. The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of … Continue reading Registration open for online apprenticeship service

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13th February

Institute for Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships can change lives. We know 90 per cent of apprentices go on to a job or further education. Apprenticeships offer a ladder of opportunity for people of all ages; they boost businesses and make a profound difference to the economic stability and productivity of this country. That’s why, continuing the ambitious agenda of skills … Continue reading Institute for Apprenticeships

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6th February

The Complete Guide to Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships offer a valid alternative to university, with the qualifications to match. If you choose a degree apprenticeship, you still get to graduate with your cap and gown, along with several years of work experience under your belt. First and foremost, though, an apprenticeship is a job with substantial training and the development of transferable … Continue reading The Complete Guide to Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

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20th December

Weston College Launches Higher Level Apprenticeship

Weston College has announced the launch of a new Higher Level Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering. The new programme is a Level 4 apprenticeship which incorporates an NQV Diploma in Construction Site Supervision and an HNC in Construction in the Built Environment. The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace, with apprentices attending the College’s brand … Continue reading Weston College Launches Higher Level Apprenticeship

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8th November

The BEng (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Electronic and Computer Engineering

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has further strengthened its partnership with Gloucestershire College and GE Aviation to launch Gloucestershire’s first trailblazer apprenticeship in engineering; increasing access to higher education and degree-level apprenticeships in the region. The BEng (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Electronic and Computer Engineering successfully launched in September, with 16 … Continue reading The BEng (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Electronic and Computer Engineering

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4th November

Apprentice of the month: Jordan Griffiths from Weiss Technik UK

Posted September 5th, 2016 by Anne & filed under News. Bath College is one of a handful of colleges in the UK offering air conditioning and refrigeration qualifications from Level 1 to Level 3. All students studying air conditioning and refrigeration are apprentices, who are sponsored by their employers. Here we speak to Jordan who … Continue reading Apprentice of the month: Jordan Griffiths from Weiss Technik UK

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23rd September

Apprenticeship Levy

On Friday, 12th August the government published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further details on the apprenticeship levy. The funding will support people of all ages to gain high-quality skills and experience and help employers to offer more training opportunities and build a skilled workforce. The key points are: The start … Continue reading Apprenticeship Levy

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1st September
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