Following on from my last blog and some of the feedback I received, I wanted to share the current delivery roadmap for the apprenticeship service with you. This starts to outline the most significant developments we are currently planning to …
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.
Luke joined the team as a Software Development Apprentice last September. In this post he talks about his experiences so far and what it's like to build software thousands of people use every day.
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, SFA Digital apprentices, a former apprentice and an apprentice manager will be blogging about their experiences. Today, we hear from Jordan, a Software Development apprentice who joined the team in September last year.
The National Apprentice Week Pledge-o-meter lets employers register their commitment to taking on apprentices. It was built by our two software developer apprentices, who joined the team last September.