The IfATE External Quality Assurance report was the first annual independent report into apprenticeship assessments and highlights the ways in which apprentices and their employers adapted to the current circumstances.
An initiative led by the NSAFD, is helping smaller craft bakers to get access to free apprenticeship training with the help of large baking manufacturers.
The National Apprenticeship Awards has unveiled the best of England’s apprentice employers, apprentices, rising stars, and individuals who champion apprenticeships.
The Kickstart Scheme is a way to provide new opportunities for young people at risk of long-term unemployment.
The government has acknowledged that apprenticeships will play an important role in the economic recovery, and has put together a comprehensive support package with ESFA.
In the very first of its kind to receive government approval, apprentices can now launch their careers into orbit with a new Space Engineering Technician apprenticeship
Business products and services comparison website Small Business Prices has released data from a study that looked at the best industries for apprentices in 2020/21.
HS2 Ltd has announced that 412 new apprenticeships have been created on the project. The latest figures come just a month after main construction started on Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. Within HS2’s Skills, Employment and Education Strategy released back in 2018, was a commitment to the creation of at least 2,000 apprenticeships over the lifespan of the project, …
Provisional data has revealed that apprenticeship starts for the 2019/20 academic year fell with a total of 319,200 starts, compared with 389,000 in 2018/19.
National Apprenticeship Week 2021 will recognise how businesses across all sectors and industries, have risen to the challenges presented by the pandemic.
The UK government is in the process of introducing a new law that would enable apprentices who are made redundant to complete their training.
The National Apprenticeship Awards ceremonies will be broadcast online for the first time in 17 years, it was announced by the Government.
Experts have predicted that the demand for apprenticeship providers to double in the coming months.
A recent survey revealed that many young people in the UK are hopeful that apprenticeships will bounce back quickly from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scarborough’s Construction Skills Village is undergoing a 12-week relocation and using a new green model to support future eco-friendly housebuilding.
From 15 July 2020, the number of apprentices that a small business can start through the digital apprenticeship service will increase from three to ten.
The government is trying to encourage businesses to become one of the best apprenticeship providers by offering bonuses for those that take on trainees.
A report shows there has been a 36 per cent decline in apprenticeship starts by those from disadvantaged backgrounds between 2015/16 and 2017/18.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak plans to give businesses £3,000 for each apprentice they hire in the fight against growing youth unemployment.
Apprenticeship schemes have never been so important, as young people potentially face their greatest employment challenge.
Boris Johnson has said that guaranteeing apprenticeships will be “vital” for young people, as the risk of being unemployed is highest for this demographic.
You may think now isn’t the time to be taking on apprentices, but as a recent article explained, now is actually the perfect time to invest in apprentices.
The government has published practical guidelines to help give people the confidence to go back to work during the pandemic.
To help employers, their apprentices & those providing apprenticeship training & assessment, the government’s ESFA has introduced a series of new measures.
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