The new apprenticeship service adds employers into the payment process, creating another layer of complexity in the system.
The digital apprenticeship service is a complex programme with 7 scrum teams developing different elements of the service.
Today we take the end-to-end digital apprenticeship service to GDS for its private beta assessment. As service manager, it’s my job to make sure that everything is in place.
In order for employers to access their apprenticeship funding, the digital apprenticeship service needs to know how much levy has been collected by HMRC.
The apprenticeship levy starts in April 2017. Once collections start, levy-paying employers will want to know how to access the funds in their digital account – and how to spend them.
As part of delivering the new digital apprenticeship service, we’ve been talking to employers across the country about what they need.
The UK is not as productive as many other developed countries. Employers tell us that this is because there is a lack of technical skills in the workplace.
I’m part of the team building the ‘Recruit an apprentice/trainee’ service. It will allow training providers to advertise apprenticeship vacancies and traineeship opportunities on the Find an apprenticeship (FAA) service and manage applications. ‘Recruit an apprentice/trainee’ will replace the existing …
In September 2015, I hired two software development apprentices. In this post I’ll talk about how we recruited them, what they’re working on, and how taking on apprentices is helping us plan for the future.
Joe completed his software development apprenticeship in 2015. In this blog he looks back at his decision to take choose an apprenticeship over university and updates us on his new role as a Junior Developer.