Smart Apprentices Innovative Technology
Smart Apprentices is an award winning, innovative suite of technologies platforms purposely designed for approved training providers (RoATP) and end point assessment organisations (EPAO’s) who aspire to deliver outstanding apprenticeships and end point assessments.
The new employer levy presents exciting opportunities for apprenticeship training providers to transform their relationship with employers.
Smart Apprentices have 5 ‘out of the box’ technology platforms designed to support you every step of the way; winning levy employer contracts, recruiting great apprentices, diagnostics and resources in Mathematics & English, designing bespoke employer courses, tracking progression of knowledge, skills and behaviours, managing 20% off the job training, monitoring gateway assessments with Ofsted audit compliance dashboards and integrating seamlessly with our end point assessment technology platform to help you deliver outstanding apprenticeships.
The technologies can be used as a seamlessly integrated suite of products or individual technologies within your existing technology eco structure.
You can license our ‘cloud’ technology platforms separately to use within your existing technology eco structure we have an API and secure FTP to transfer data from your existing technology platforms or as an integrated suite of technologies.
With flexible license models that best suits your delivery requirements including monthly subscriptions for smaller delivery models or annual concurrent license models for larger volumes.
2017 was another strong growth year for Smart Apprentices. Bringing to market an additional technology platform for end-point assessment organisations (SEPA). We achieved an excellent financial and operational performance maintaining our record of 5 years 65% year on year’s growth, which is delivering significant benefits for our clients, users and employees.
An investor in people, winner of numerous prestigious awards including the Global Enterprise Award for most outstanding e-portfolio 2017, ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 security accredited; Smart Apprentices is a strong and innovative partner of choice for apprenticeship providers and end point assessment organisations.
Smart Apprentices are approved by all major awarding organisations and end point assessment organisations with a direct link from our e-portfolio Smart Assessor to our end point assessment technology platform SEPA ensuring the transition from gateway to EPA is smooth and easy for you, your employers and apprentices.
Below are the 5 ‘out of the box’ technology platforms from Smart Apprentices to help you deliver ‘outstanding apprenticeships’ to find out more please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org our Business Development Director who would be delighted to discuss your requirements with you further.
The employer levy presents a fantastic opportunity for entrepreneurial apprenticeship training providers to work more strategically with levy paying employers to help them plan their workforce development.
The funding apprenticeship software (FAS) has been designed by Nick Linford, editor of FE Week, with Smart Apprentices, to bring you a professional levy calculator, which will open doors for you with levy employers and help them plan how they can utilise their levy investment with you.
Not.A.CV is an innovative new way of finding great apprentices. Search thousands of profiles based on their location, work experience, qualifications, competencies, personal interest and much more.
View video profiles of your short-listed candidates, invite your employers to select who they would like to interview providing your employers and apprentice applicants with a smoother, more fulfilling recruitment experience.
Smart End Point Assessment is the first technology exclusively designed for organisations registered to deliver End Point Assessments to manage their end point assessments with rigour and efficiency, creating a modern experience both for their apprentice, training provider, employer and end point assessor.
Smart End Point Assessment manages every aspect of end point assessments: from importing summative portfolios, to recording evidence of the end point assessment, managing centre resources, validating competencies of your end point assessors, through to standardisation and compliance for external moderation.
Smart Virtual Leaning Environment (SmartVLE) is an online self-marking question and answer technology which can be used in any topic you would like to design knowledge, skills and behaviour initial assessment, diagnostics and learner centric resources for.
The 2016/17 Chief Inspector’s report has once again highlighted the challenge for providers to improve apprentices’ progression in English & Mathematics.
In addition to being able to create your own initial assessments, diagnostics and learner centric resources Smart VLE comes ‘out of the box’ with functional skills English and Mathematics initial assessments, diagnostics and resources all of which you can personalise to suit different apprentices job roles.
Smart VLE is SCORM compliant, cloud hosted and works seamlessly with our other technology platforms including our award-winning e-portfolio Smart Assessor.
Smart Assessor is the market leader in outstanding apprenticeship e-portfolio technology platforms tracking progression throughout the apprenticeship journey for frameworks and employer standards.
Smart Assessor comes ‘out of the box’ with both framework qualifications and standards which can easily be adapted to design bespoke employer courses.
Smart Assessor e-portfolio is used by apprentices, employers, assessors, mentors, trainers, quality assurers and managers to track progression of knowledge, skills and behaviours, managing 20% off the job training, monitoring gateway assessments eliminating paper portfolios with Ofsted audit compliance dashboards.
Key features include electronic forms, digital signatures, offline apps, smart web conference rooms, digital evidence library, online resources, learner centric activities, online interactive learning plan, employer dashboard, gateway manager, course templates, internal quality assurance sampling plans, review scheduler, skills scan, progress maps and many more rich features to help you deliver outstanding apprenticeships.
5 Innovative Technology Platforms for ApprenticesBlended into one Digital Learning Journey
"The funding apprenticeship software is designed as a free tool to help you engage with your levy employers."
Thousands of dynamic digital cv’s from people looking for an apprenticeship. Free for candidates to create their digital CV with a low cost search portal for employers and providers to search for these great apprentices. Classroom students can also use the digital CV to showcase themselves to employers in a more dynamic way.
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"No more dull CV's from unsuitable candidates!"
Smart Virtual Learning Environment
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Need to test knowledge? Create any knowledge test questions quickly and easily, flag which are the correct responses and SmartVLE will automatically mark the test instantly providing results. Link online resources to test topics to help apprentices learn about the topics they didn’t answer correctly. SmartVLE already has Functional Skills Maths and English initial assessments, diagnostics and resources.
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Next Generation E-Portfolio Software
Award winning online portfolio for apprentices to work with their assessors and mentors to complete their apprenticeship paper free. Apprentices can evidence their skills, knowledge and behaviours which is electronically reviewed by their assessors and employers. Employer standards track progress through gateways to end point assessment, frameworks tracks unit progression ensuring successful timely completions.
"The apprenticeship marketplace is rapidly changing and Smart Assessor perceive these changes as both a challenge and opportunity."
Smart End Point Assessment
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End Point assessment management software designed for organisations registered for end point assessment. Smart End Point Assessment manages every aspect of end point assessments from importing summative portfolios to recording evidence of the end point assessment, managing centre resources, validating competencies of your end point assessors through to standardisation and compliance for external moderation.
"The move to independent end-point assessment at the end of the apprenticeship programme is probably the most important reform in the changes underway for apprenticeships."