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Setting new standards for apprenticeships

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There are less than 18 months until apprenticeship frameworks will be withdrawn. After July 31 2020, all new apprentice starts will be on high-quality standards (although those who have started a framework by this point will be able to finish …

Don’t leave it until September – use our improved public sector apprenticeship reporting tool now

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‘Never put off until tomorrow, what you can do today,’ said grandmothers everywhere. Here at the apprenticeship service our grandmothers would be proud of us because our new revised public sector reporting tool allows organisations to submit their report a …

How the Apprenticeship Service is leading the way in digital innovation

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Here at the Apprenticeship Service, we are known for our digital innovation. In 2018, we won the Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year award. We are planning new innovations at present, which will be the subject of blogs in …

“The transfers process was simple and took minutes to do”

How Royal Mail is supporting North West Ambulance Service by transferring apprenticeship funds “All of the apprentice information is managed by NWAS. Simple!” Royal Mail Group Talent Development Manager Tracy Fairhurst We became interested in transferring funds when our funding …

Employers: How to recruit your apprentices using the ‘Find an apprenticeship’ service

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  Recruit an apprentice allows both levy paying employers and training providers to advertise on Find an apprenticeship (FAA). We are members of the vacancy services team and user research team at the apprenticeship service.  We are responsible for ensuring …

Levy paying employers - did you know you will see an increased transfer allowance in your account this April?

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This will be 25% of your annual levy funds that you declared in 2018 to 2019. This increase replaces the previous 10% allowance. You will see your new allowance at the end of April. You can transfer this allowance to …

‘Quick, intuitive, easy’: How we have improved apprenticeship service applications for end-point assessment organisations

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We are launching a new digital system to improve the process for end-point assessment organisations (EPAOs) submitting applications to assess apprenticeship standards. The learning requirements for standards are set out in an assessment plan. We know from feedback from users that …