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

Breaking News -Apprenticeship Funding Reforms

Information received from The Skills Funding Agency. From May 2017, the way apprenticeships are funded is changing – today we’ve set out how it will work. Our apprenticeship reforms will support an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships so that more individuals have the chance to pursue a successful career – whether this … Continue reading Breaking News -Apprenticeship Funding Reforms

Levy – Estimate your Apprenticeship Funding

Estimate your apprenticeship funding. Use this tool to estimate if your organisation will pay the apprenticeship levy, how much your organisation will have available to spend on apprenticeships and how much the government will contribute towards the cost of training. You’ll need to know your organisation’s annual UK payroll It would also help if you know: … Continue reading Levy – Estimate your Apprenticeship Funding