Apprenticeship standards

Apprenticeship standards

When apprenticeships standards first launched in 2017, we were the first awarding organisation to go to market and five years on, we’re proud to be a market-leader, offering over 60 standards across a wide range of sectors.

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Our offer consists of a range of high-quality on-programme learning resources and a robust end-point assessment service, alongside personalised and expert support from our specialist teams.

Like you, we’re focused on the apprentice’s success, enabling confidence, competence and excellence as they progress in the world of work.

Choose a sector below to learn more about our sector-specific standards offer.

Standards we can offer

If you’d like to talk to us about standards that you want to deliver, please contact your Business Manager (if you’re a centre) or request a call back.

Please note, standards must be signed off by the ESFA before they can be advertised. If you can’t see the occupation you want, it may not be approved yet.

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Search for standards by A-Z

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Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty Therapist.

View the Beauty and Complementary Therapies standards

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Building Services Industry

Gas Engineering, Plumbing and Domestic Heating, Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump systems.

View the building Services Industry standards

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Built Environment Services

Property Maintenance.

View the Built Environment Services standards

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Business Skills

Business Administrator, Customer Service Specialist, Customer Service Practitioner.

View the Business Skills standards

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Child Care

Early Years Educator, Early Year Practitioner.

View the Child Care standards

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Carpentry & Joinery, Advanced Carpentry & Joinery, Bricklayer, Plasterer, Painter and Decorator.

View the Construction standards

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Digital and IT

Infrastructure Technician, Cyber Security Technologist, Software Developer, Network Engineer, Unified Communications Technician and Digital Marketer, and Digital Support Technician, Data Analyst.

View the Digital and IT standards

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Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician, Rail Engineering Technician, Rail Engineering Operative, Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle), Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician, Gas Engineering Operative, Engineering Fitter and Metal Fabricator.

View the Engineering standards

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Hair Professional (two pathways – Hairdressing and Barbering) and Advanced Hair Professional.

View the Hairdressing standards

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Health and Social Care

Adult Care Worker and Lead Adult Care Worker, Early Years Educator, Early Year Practitioner, Leader in Adult Care and Lead Practitioner in Adult Care.

View the Health and Social Care standards

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Hospitality and Catering

Production Chef, Commis Chef, Chef De Partie, Hospitality Team Member and Hospitality Supervisor.

View the Hospitality and Catering standards

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Land Based Services

Golf greenkeeping, Equine Groom.

View the Land Based Services standards

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Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management.

View the Leadership and Management standards

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Transport Maintenance

 Autocare Technician and Engineering Operative, Heavy Vehicle, Light Vehicle, Rail Engineering Operative.

View the Transport Maintenance standards