My name is Deepee and I work on the apprenticeship service. In this post I’ll talk about how I became a delivery manager. I’ve been at the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for six years. I’ve always worked in …
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.
CDS was a challenging project, in terms of the scale of the work, its technically complexity, and the number of contractor organisations involved. We take a look at what we delivered and what we learned.
The Customer Data Service allows us to transfer data in near real time between the multiple contractors who deliver the National Careers Service.
We hear from people in a contractor organisations who worked with us on the project.
How we kept the future, and others, in mind when designing the solution to a common problem.