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…

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…

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…

Levy – Calculate what you owe

Apprenticeship Levy is charged at 0.5% of your annual pay bill. You can use HMRC’s Basic PAYE Tools to help you work out how much you need to pay. For the first month of the tax year: Divide your Apprenticeship Levy allowance by 12. Subtract this figure from 0.5% of your monthly pay bill. For…

CITB Construction Careers & IAG Update

Date and Time Wed 15 February 2017 09:30 – 12:30 GMT The Bristol Golf Club Blackhorse Hill Almondsbury BS10 7TP This free event is for teachers, careers advisors and other professionals working with young people in the West of England. The event is designed to improve knowledge and awareness of careers in the construction industry…

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,…

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…

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…

Ambitions 2016

AMBITIONS 2016 will offer students at secondary schools and academies in South Gloucestershire the opportunity to investigate the different employment sectors in which they think they might be interested. The AMBITIONS 2016 event (the flagship careers event for schools in the area) aims to help students and their parents think about the future and the…