Apprenticeships & Training

Apprenticeships Go Up A Degree

The Government is to mark the next phase of its 2020 vision plan, first outlined in 2015, to continue to boost and enhance apprenticeships in England.

The next phase of the movement comes in early 2017, which is when an employer levy will begin, of those firms with a payroll of £3 million or more per year paying in 0.5% of that, to fund the targeted figure of 3 million apprentice places by 2020.

At the same time an independent body led by employers and business leaders will set up the Institute of Apprenticeships to monitor apprenticeship standards and raise apprenticeship quality, and help raise the status and desirability of apprenticeships.

In anticipating the surge of uptake from employers, Training providers have been advised to Continue reading “Apprenticeships & Training”