On-programme learning

On-programme is the learning phase for apprentices to pick up the skills, knowledge and behaviours set in each standard. Depending on the standard, there will be different exercises and ways to help absorb and demonstrate an apprentice’s learning.

With our Apprenticeship Passport learning and assessment offer, you decide the support you need to get your apprentices from the start through to successful completion of their training. You can choose the City & Guilds on-programme and end-point assessment together or just pick one.

And if you use just our end-point assessment, we give you tools for the last stages of the apprentice’s on-programme learning to help them prepare for assessment – giving them the best chance of success.

Under our Apprenticeship Passport, you can select from three solutions. Each gives you high-quality materials that support the new standards and help your apprentice move through their learning journey.


Our core offer includes Prevent, British values and English and maths support to provide the requirements of the standard and that funding needs

Passport Plus

Added to the core offer we offer more in-depth support including tutor lesson planning and delivery support; learning content mapped to skills, knowledge and behaviours; access to a technical adviser

Passport Gold

All the benefits of Passport Plus with extra features such as data tracking and integration with management systems making it easier to manage a high volume of apprenticeship programmes

To help apprentices improve their maths and English and get to gateway, we’ve provided support to deliver this in every Passport option. We also offer more in-depth English and maths courses – and even training to make curriculum teams feel more confident delivering maths and English.

For employers looking to make their own training stand out that could be used during an apprenticeship, our accreditation team can add the City & Guilds mark of quality to your course.

Because of the difference in standards, we may not be able to offer all options in every standard –talk to us to find out how we can create the right arrangement for you.


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