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An apprenticeship masterclass: Guidance on becoming an employer provider
6 July 2017, 9.30 - 16.00pm

5-7 Giltspur Street, London EC1A

Are you a HR Director/Manager, Apprenticeship Manager or L&D Director/Manager? This masterclass on setting up and delivering an apprenticeship programme is not to be missed. Designed for apprenticeship-levy paying employers interested in becoming providers of apprenticeships, the session will cover:

  • Information around policy, funding and potential future developments
  • Details and options available to become an employer provider
  • Necessary steps to take before completing an application for the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP), including the financial and due-diligence requirements
  • Expectations of the Prevent Duty and Safeguarding involved in becoming a provider
  • Pre-Qualifying Questions (PQQ) for each option, and top tips against each of the key capability questions
  • Regulatory commitments that Ofsted Inspections and ESFA audit, require, if your application is successful.

Past Webinars

You can catch up with any of our webinars you might have missed by following the links below. You’ll find audio and video recordings of the events and you can download the presentation slides. We’ve also added Q&A documents to download, these include questions submitted by attendees during the webinars.

Guidance on Apprenticeship Delivery Options for Employers                                                                                              8 March 11:30–12:30pm

This webinar is designed for employers who are considering becoming part of the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP).

Bryony Kingsland, funding expert and Paula Gibson, business solutions manager will give an overview on the Apprenticeship Reforms. This will include the digital Apprenticeship Service, employer provider delivery options plus advice and tips on how to complete your application for the RoATP including some regulatory requirements. Finishing off with a summary of our 6 step guide on how to develop and deliver high quality apprenticeship programmes for your staff or new recruits.

Please note that the information in this webinar is correct as of the date of airing on 8 March 2017. 

Read the Questions and Answers
Download the webinar slides

6 Simple Steps to Optimise your Apprenticeship Levy                      14 February 3–4pm

Aiming High in Apprenticeships

Planning and Design: Now that we know more about the Apprenticeship changes and the levy, the time has come to think about what you need to put into place to develop a quality apprenticeship programme. Our employer services team will take you through the key points to consider in the planning and design process

Please note that the information in this webinar is correct as of the date of airing on 14 February 2017. 

Read the Questions and Answers
Download the webinar slides

Guidance for Employers on New Apprenticeship Funding                                                                                8 December 3.30-4.30pm

We’ve only got a few months to go until May 2017, when the government’s apprenticeship reforms come into full effect. So now’s the time to make sure you understand exactly how the new funding plans will impact your business. Our expert-hosted webinar and we’ll help you do just that.

Throughout the webinar Bryony Kingsland, our resident funding expert, takes you through all you need to know about the new apprenticeship funding, plus a brief update on the wider apprenticeship reforms.

The webinar will help answer these questions:

  • Will my business need to pay the levy, how do I calculate it?
  • How will levy payments be collected?
  • What can I spend the levy on?
  • How do I access my levy funds to pay my training provider or college for apprenticeship training?
  • What if I don't have funds to cover the apprenticeship programme I need?
  • How do I work with providers and colleges moving forward?
  • I have a paybill under £3million so will not pay the levy. Do I need to pay for apprenticeship training?
  • How much will I need to pay for apprenticeship training for different occupations, is the cost the same for levy payers and non-levy payers?
  • Can my business deliver apprenticeship training in-house?

Please note that the information in this webinar is correct as of the date of airing on 8 December 2016. 

Read the Questions and Answers
Download the webinar slides


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