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An Apprenticeship is a great way for students to earn while they learn. We offer a clear progression route from Traineeships through to Apprenticeships in Business, Professional Services, Education, Management, Health and Social Care, IT and Retail. By working closely with business and education we strive to deliver what they and their learners need to succeed in the working world.
All the components for an Apprenticeship framework are provided under one roof so you can work with us for everything you need, saving you time and administrative resources.
Some of our Apprenticeships can be cross-assessed and cross-delivered due to commonality of content, allowing you to offer more subjects without stretching your teaching resources. We put learners at the heart of everything we do as we continue to champion Apprenticeships, identify partnerships with Trailblazer groups for various sectors in roll-out phases by 2017.
The funding rate for the advanced apprenticeship framework in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals is being changed.
From 1 April 2016, the funding value will reduce for new apprenticeship starts only; those already on a programme will remain on their existing rates.
The SFA is changing the rate for the competency aims - not knowledge, English or maths aims.
The new funding rates will be available and updated accordingly, on the learning aims search on the SFA Hub.
This change affects the Level 3 qualifications in the advanced apprenticeship.
Digital Apprenticeships are now available. With the Tech Partnership, we have been working on the implementation of new Apprenticeship Standards under the Government’s Trailblazer initiative.
We are delighted to announce that the first part of the standard (Knowledge element) is now available for Level 4 Standards in:
This first part of the standard forms the Knowledge requirements, which is the first initial assessment of each new Apprenticeship Standard.
The End Assessment begins later in the Apprenticeship programme, after the Knowledge elements have been completed. This consists of a Project, Portfolio and Interview.
Centre support materials including handbooks and sample assessment materials are available. Please keep an eye out for on-going updates.
As Apprenticeships change from frameworks to standards, we have free online training events on 11 October 2016 and 18 January 2017 where we’ll explain the changes in delivery, discuss how they differ in the future to help you prepare for delivery readiness and what the changes mean for you.
Book your place today