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Within the context of the apprenticeship reforms and the government’s target to deliver 3 million apprentices by 2020, our support for apprenticeships will help managers, teachers, trainers, assessors, employers, leaders and those involved in governance to make the transition from apprenticeship frameworks to delivery of standards, ensuring effective preparation for end-point assessment.

There are five key areas of support:

  • understanding requirements, systems, delivery and capacity
  • planning for transition and delivery
  • delivering apprenticeship standards
  • preparing for End-Point Assessment
  • innovation and delivery improvement.

This programme builds on the success of the Future Apprenticeships programme which delivered high quality continuing professional development to almost 7000 colleagues. The legacy resources of this programme will remain accessible to providers. The new offer supports workforce development through the pivotal stage of technical education reform to build capacity for improvement in teaching, learning and assessment, ensuring successful outcomes for individuals, communities and business.

If you have any queries about support for apprenticeships, please contact Cerian Ayres.

Have your say

We are really keen to hear how the programme has supported you, the benefit it has had for you and your staff, and the resulting impact on the learners and employers you work with. Your response will enable us to capture the benefits of the programme for the sector, as well as helping to shape the support that would be most useful to you in future.

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Watch our video with Stephenson College’s Principal and CEO Nigel Leigh as he talks about ‘putting apprenticeships at the heart of a college’.

Specific support for maths and English in apprenticeships is also available through our Maths and English offer.

For more information about the support and resources available through our apprenticeship offer, please have a look at the online flyer.