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Keep up-to date with all the latest developments in apprenticeships including product news, policy updates, latest research and thought leadership.

You can also find information on the latest City & Guilds events designed to support our customers through the Apprenticeship Reforms and with the delivery of City & Guilds apprenticeships.

Latest News

 

 

top tips for providers

Webinar series 2016: Helping providers understand the Apprenticeship Reforms

 

Civil Service: Operational Delivery Apprenticeship

 

Top tips for providers

Ongoing 2016

 

4th July 2016

 

27th June 2016

Our series of informative and thought-provoking webinars cover all aspects of the Apprenticeship Reforms in England.

 

City & Guilds has worked with the Employer Trailblazer Group for 3 years to develop and successfully implement the first Apprenticeship Standard for Operational Delivery

 

See the top tips and examples advised by providers on working with employers effectively to deliver a quality apprenticeship.

 

 

 

 

Government announcement

 

2016 to 2017 funding allocations – positive news for the sector

 

Nick Boles: small employers won't join apprenticeship levy system until 2019

2nd May 2016

 

23rd March 2016

 

21st March 2016

City & Guilds and its Industry Skills Board brought over 100 different employers together to discuss the Apprenticeship Reforms.

 

The SFA has now issued provider allocations for the 2016 to 2017 funding years.

 

Skills Minister Nick Boles has announced that non-levy paying employers will continue to be funded in the way they currently are, for the next ‘couple of years’.

 

 

 

Latest Research

 

 

Making Apprenticeships Work report

Written by the Industry Skills Board, the report looks at how apprenticeships can best meet the needs of employers and learners, in light of the Government’s Apprenticeship Reforms.

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Great Expectations research: Predicting the jobs market

Great Expectations is our latest research into the career aspirations of 14-19 year olds. It looks at the type of jobs young people are interested in and the salary they expect to earn.

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Remaking Apprenticeships

Written by Professor Bill Lucas, the research looked into the quality of learning received by apprentices.

The resulting report provides recommendations to take apprenticeships successfully into the future.

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Learning to be Employable

Learning to be Employable is the latest research by Professor Bill Lucas and Dr Janet Hanson, commissioned by the City & Guilds Alliance. It looks at how further education can improve employability skills in education to prepare young people for the world of work.

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View our infographic - 10 Actions to Improve Employability in FE 

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