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

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

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

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

Apprenticeship & School Leaver Programme Event – 14th March 2017

DIARY DATE: Apprenticeship & School Leaver Programme Event Tuesday 14th March, 4.30-6.30 pm Brimsham Green School, Yate.   Businesses confirmed, so far, for this year: 3aa, Army, Babcock Engineering, Barratt Homes, Burges – Salmon, City of Bristol College, Deloitte, Didac, Ernst & Young, HIIT (& Connect2Care), Keepmoat, Lloyds Bank, Marshfield Bakery, Merlin Housing, Milstead Langdon, Mitie, N-Gaged, On-Site, Premier Inn, RAF, … Continue reading Apprenticeship & School Leaver Programme Event – 14th March 2017

Apprenticeship Event – 10th February 2017

ARE YOU READY FOR THE APPRENTICESHIP REFORMS? From 1st April 2017 the Apprenticeship Reforms will affect employers and organisations of all types and sizes. Large employers, with a payroll over £3m will be preparing for implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy. Smaller and medium sized employers are equally affected, with new funding processes and added incentives … Continue reading Apprenticeship Event – 10th February 2017

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