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Things you need before setting up your apprenticeship service account

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How many times have you started a task only to realise you don’t have the equipment or information you need?  Here are some tips to help you. Each account on the apprenticeship service must have registered at least one: account …

Getting real-time feedback from apprentices

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We want to find out how well apprenticeships are working for apprentices. Industry moves fast and we want to make sure apprenticeships move with the times, and remain relevant and effective. But how? We’re starting by getting real-time feedback from apprentices …

New feedback feature for the apprenticeship service

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Product owner Paul Kelman tells us about a new apprenticeship feedback service designed to help employers share views on training providers. We’re developing an exciting new feature so that users can give feedback on aspects of their apprenticeship programmes. Initially …

From Funding Manager to Product Manager: building digital capability at the ESFA

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Product Manager, Andy, and another colleague having a meeting by the release wall

My name’s Andy and I’ve worked for the Education and Skills Funding Agency for nearly eight years. For the past year, I have been helping to lead the delivery of the new apprenticeship service in my role as product manager. …

Help us design a new apprenticeships service for employers

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A lady sitting with a tablet device on her lap looking at the Apprenticeship survey for employers online

The Skills Funding Agency is designing a new service to help employers engage with apprenticeships online. When the service is live, it will help employers find out more about apprenticeships, recruit apprentices and manage funding. As part of our research we’d like …

Find an apprenticeship - assisted digital user research

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Jessica Gough, User Research Manager for our Find an Apprenticeship exemplar service, recently wrote a post for GDS's Assisted Digital blog. In the post she looks at how we're conducting user research with young people who have learning difficulties or lower literacy …

Lessons from the sharp end: approaching live with Find an apprenticeship

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Our Find an apprenticeship service has been helping people search and apply for apprenticeships easily online since December 2014. I'm the Digitals Service Manager for Find an apprenticeship. As it's National Apprenticeship Week 2015, I've written a blog post for GDS looking at our team's achievements …