All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

Small and medium sized businesses, who do not pay the apprenticeship levy, will take full control over apprenticeships in their business as they come on board the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s (ESFA) award-winning apprenticeship service. Every apprenticeship employer in England will soon have access to the full benefits of the ESFA’s apprenticeship service, with the first … Continue reading All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Funding Rules for 2018/19

All versions of the funding rules  for employers and training providers have been up-dated to reflect changes introduced 1st April 2019 e.g. levy transfer allowance 25%; co-investment rate 5%: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeship-funding-rules  Apprenticeship funding will support an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships so that more individuals have the chance to pursue a successful career … Continue reading Apprenticeship Funding Rules for 2018/19

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, organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP). Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have been through an application process with the SFA … Continue reading Apprenticeship training providers

First engineering apprentices finish course

The first cohort of engineering apprentices studying at Weston College’s new engineering centre are celebrating after successfully finishing their first year of training. The students, who include apprentices from major engineering companies GKN Aerospace and Ipeco Composites, will now go on to work in their respective companies, returning once a week to complete their technology … Continue reading First engineering apprentices finish course

2016 Bristol & Bath Apprenticeship Awards – the winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of the Bath & Bristol Apprenticeship Awards who collected their awards at a glitzy gala dinner at the Bristol Marriott Hotel on Thursday 19th May, hosted by Alex Lovell, BBC Bristol’s female news anchor on the nightly regional TV news programme, ‘Points West’. The top award, Apprentice of the Year went to Jamie Renee-Cooke, who … Continue reading 2016 Bristol & Bath Apprenticeship Awards – the winners!