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Apprenticeships events and webinars

City & Guilds runs free and paid-for webinars and events for employers and for training providers on process, policy and opportunities in the new apprenticeship system. Our industry experts can help you understand the new system and how employers, training providers and colleges can work in partnership most easily.

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Upcoming

Live Webinar: Supporting the delivery of Management Apprenticeships with the Get to Gateway platform

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. GMT

City & Guilds created the Get to Gateway platform to simplify the delivery of apprenticeship standards. It is an off-the-shelf solution that comes ready populated with the apprenticeship standard structure and/or mapped to the ILM qualification. Within the platform, we have provided rich content for learners, all set-up to begin delivery from day one.

Digital Solutions Manager, Sarah Cooksedge will be joined by Karen Egan (ILM Technical Advisor for Leadership and Management) to walk through the features of the platform, covering:

  • Tasks and e-learning
  • Assessment practice, including mock exams and tools to showcase learning
  • Tracking tools and reporting
  • 20% off-the-job training evidence
  • How to use to maximise EPA readiness
  • Evidence for EPA and on programme
  • Our customer support
  • Questions and answers

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Transitioning to the new standards - webinar series

How do you transition your apprenticeship delivery from the SASE frameworks to the new standards?

Our occupation-focused webinars are primarily for colleges and providers. They will help you understand the changes as well as prepare for and deliver on-programme learning and end-point assessment. We’ll cover maths and English and the sort of learning materials that can help you deliver the new standards.

Each webinar is led by industry experts, supported by technical advisers and members of our EPA Team. You'll have the chance to put your questions to our team.

If you’d like a summary of the main changes between the new apprenticeship standards and SASE frameworks including the recent funding changes then our 25-minute recorded session is a really useful watch.


We will be running more webinars in this series soon, please check back later or sign up to receive event information direct to your inbox.

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We run face-to-face and online events to keep you up-to-date with the latest policy and practice as well as City & Guilds qualifications and services that support delivery. You can view a calendar of our upcoming events, including regional networks, and register for them on Eventbrite.

   

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Past events

Catch up on any webinars you missed. You’ll find recordings of the session, plus the presentation and Q&A from the day.

Maximising use of AEB in apprenticeships


Bryony Kingsland discusses how to maximise the use of your Adult Education Budget (AEB) funds to support apprenticeships and improve Ofsted Intent and Impact outcomes.

Key considerations when delivering in-house apprenticeships part 2


This second part further explores the key aspects you will need to know when delivering in-house apprenticeships including, how to prepare for Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA) audits, changes to Functional Skills and its relevance to employers. Plus a Q&A session at the end.

Key considerations when delivering in-house apprenticeships


The webinar explores the key aspects you will need to know when delivering in-house apprenticeships including, the changes you will need be aware of for recognising prior learning, undertaking initial assessment recording and tracking 20% off-the-job and hits and tips to be Ofsted ready.

Are you ready for EPA Automotive Webinar


EPA process, advice and information for Gateway requirements, followed by EPA FAQ’s and top tips.

Webinar covering:

  • Part 1 – Operational Overview for EPA with Janice Collins
  • Part 2 – Gateway and EPA ready with Paul Tunnicliffe
  • Part 3 – Live Q&A

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 3 October 2019.

Managing a successful apprenticeship programme - webinar series

 

Held for our employer network, this webinar covers how to manage a successful apprenticeship programme within a large organisation. Hosted by Strategic Commercial Manager Paula Gibson and Stakeholder Partnerships and Policy Manager Bryony Kingsland. Topics covered:

  • governance and structures
  • recruitment and attraction strategies
  • initial assessment
  • recognition of prior learning
  • plus a Q&A session at the end

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 12 September 2019.

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Generating stakeholder buy-in - apprenticeship programmes webinar series

 

Hear from Strategic Commercial Manager Paula Gibson and Stakeholder Partnerships and Policy Manager Bryony Kingsland on how to generate internal stakeholder buy-in in your large organisation. Topics covered on how to:

  • get buy-in from your stakeholders
  • demonstrate the return on investment with a case study on Marton's
  • plus a Q&A session at the end

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 5 September 2019.

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End-point assessment - sharing experiences


Sharing current experiences of the end-point assessment journey held by: Matthew Scarff, Category Manager, Apprenticeships and Alexander O'Connor EPA Strategic Manager, Apprenticeship Delivery and special guest speaker Mark Maudsley, CEO, GTA England.

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 18 June 2019.

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Prior Learning in Apprenticeships - 5 steps to getting it right


Prior Learning is a hot topic, with ESFA having recently tendered for an organisation to research and investigate how apprenticeship providers are managing this requirement of the funding rules.

This webinar supports customers to understand what is needed to assure a quality approach to assessment and recognition of prior learning, so that you are able to feel confident that you are audit compliant and won't have levy or co-investment funding clawed back. There will be plenty of time for questions as part of the session.

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 9 April 2019.

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10-step guide to end-point assessment

To guide City & Guilds and ILM customers on their EPA journey, we have created three short webinars to explain the process from contract all the way to booking:

Step 1: Getting set up as a City & Guilds and ILM customer for EPA
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Step 2: How to register your apprentices and access EPA support materials
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Step 3: Moving from gateway and EPA booking through to results
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Transitioning to the new standards - webinar series

How do you transition your apprenticeship delivery from the SASE frameworks to the new standards?

Our occupation-focused webinars are primarily for colleges and providers. They will help you understand the changes as well as prepare for and deliver on-programme learning and end-point assessment. We’ll cover maths and English and the sort of learning materials that can help you deliver the new standards.

Each webinar is led by industry experts, supported by technical advisers and members of our EPA Team. You'll have the chance to put your questions to our team.

Transitioning to the new Hairdressing standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 18 June 2019.

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Transitioning to the new Autocare apprenticeship standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 4 April 2019.

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Transitioning to the new Arborist and Forest Operative apprenticeship standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 29 June 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Rail Engineering Operative standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 19 June 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Business Administrator apprenticeship standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 14 June 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 14 June 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Golf Greenkeeping and Horticulture Operative apprenticeship standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 1 June 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 14 March 2019.

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Transitioning to the new healthcare qualifications and standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 19 February 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Adult Care standards and qualifications

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 12 February 2018.

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Transitioning to the new Heavy Vehicle Service Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 28 November 2017.

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Transitioning to the New Business Administrator apprenticeship standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 16 November 2017.

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Transitioning to the new Adult Care standards and qualifications

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 15 November 2017.

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Transitioning to the new Health Care standards and qualifications

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 13 November 2017.

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Retail Team Leader Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 14 September 2017.

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Hospitality Supervisor and Senior Chef Production Apprenticeship Standards

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 11 September 2017.

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Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 6 September 2017.

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New Retail Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 29 June 2017.

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New Hospitality and Catering (Commis Chef and Team Member) Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 28 June 2017.

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New Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 27 June 2017.

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New Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 26 June 2017.

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New Healthcare Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 21 June 2017.

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New Digital Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 9 June 2017.

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New Light Vehicle Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 31 May 2017.

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New Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 15 March 2017.

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Apprenticeship policy and funding changes 2018/19


Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 27 September 2018.

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The EPA journey – supporting you every step of the way webinar


We know that many training providers are uncertain about what EPA will involve. That’s why we’re running a webinar to help you get to grips with end-point assessment, the final stage of the new apprenticeships. We’ll cover:

  • what the EPA process is
  • what you can expect from our EPA service and how we will support you
  • assessment methods and how you should prepare for them.

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 31 May 2018.

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Apprenticeship funding rules – version 6 changes


The ESFA brought in new funding changes at the end of March. It includes updates on the 20% off-the-job training, the 10% transfer of employer levy funds to other employers and what can be funded in the world of resits and retakes. Our webinar will make the changes clear.

Presented by Bryony Kingsland, UK Funding Officer- Strategy.

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 25 April 2018.

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How to fuel your apprentice’s journey from start to finish - webinar series

Find out how our free and paid-for tools can help you deliver apprenticeships, recordings coming soon.

Boosting employability, 12.00 Thursday 29 March

Apprentices can boost the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to meet the standards with our e-learning resource for employability skills. Skills Zone is already helping learners and see our summary of how it maps across to the new standards.

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Complete learning package to get to gateway, 14.00 Thursday 29 March

Push ahead with our supported trial of new off-the-shelf learning and assessment content platform with complete coverage of the standard and driving preparation for assessment. Trialled first with the Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

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Preparing apprentices for EPA, 15.00 Thursday 29 March

Apprentices feel more confident when they’re better prepared and know what to expect from EPA. Our self-service, online preparation tool is here to help them and is included in our EPA service so find out more.

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Finding the right apprentices, Friday 6 April at 14.00

Find the right candidates from the start with our vacancy posting and candidate search tool. City & Guilds TalentPortal is a simple solution to recruit the apprentices you need.

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Maths and English teaching and learning resources, Friday 6 April at 15.00

All standards include a maths and English requirement to get through gateway and onto EPA. Our functional skills resources are well-established and effective.

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Apprenticeship training manuals, Monday 9 April at 11.00

Online apprenticeship training modules let your apprentices complete assessments to monitor progress and keep them on track. You can moderate assessments and record project work during on-programme to share later on with end-point assessors. Learning Assistant is our e-portfolio system that supports the delivery of our apprenticeship training manuals for some standards.

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Track 20% off-the-job training, Thursday 12 April at 15.00

Track, authorise and evidence the 20% off-the-job training in a system that’s already meeting auditors’ requirements. Learning Assistant is our e-portfolio system that helps you manage this essential part of apprenticeship standards.

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One tool for all apprentice and levy management, Friday 13 April at 15.00

As well as engaging content mapped to standards, PIVOT guides new and existing apprentices from start to finish, If you’re starting 100 apprentices or more a year, PIVOT makes it easy to track progress and manage your entire apprenticeship programme.

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Digital credentials pilot for apprenticeships

Digital credentials can port learning content and outcomes for apprentices and could help build the standing of apprenticeship training and assessment. We’re piloting digital credentials for Customer Service Practitioner (Level 2), Automotive Light Vehicle (Level 3) and Hair Professional. We want colleges, training providers and employers to see how it works for them. This is a great opportunity to try out a system for free that’s growing in popularity and help shape how it works for apprenticeships.

Watch our webinars or email us to find out more.

Hair professional webinar

Customer service webinar

Light vehicle webinar

Taking a closer look at end point assessment (EPA) activities


This webinar covers the full EPA process from our current position as an EPA organisation, key steps in the apprenticeship journey and the vital evidence and skills required for an apprentice to successfully complete their training.

Presented by Clair Seago, EPA Service Operations Manager.

Webinar information correct at time of broadcast: 10 January 2018.

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Some events have been deleted as the information has become out of date or replaced by subsequent content. If you do require older information please contact us at customer_events@cityandguilds.com