Expert Resources

As the leaders in the sector, Smart Apprentices expert resources page is designed to bring everything you need to know about apprenticeships in one place, including updates as they happen. Click the links below to read more.

Apprenticeships

Further & Higher Ed

Ofsted

Functional Skills

Funding

Modern Working

Apprenticeships

NHS Apprenticeships

A guide to NHS Apprenticeships

The apprenticeships ladder of opportunity

Quality not quantity

The benefits of the Apprenticeship Levy

THE EDUCATOR’S VIEW

Equipping Scotland for the Future

KEY CHALLENGES FOR THE SCOTTISH SKILLS SYSTEM

Sutton Trust Report

BETTER APPRENTICESHIPS

English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision

Executive Summary

Apprenticeships: Get In Go Far

Get your career going.

English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision

Plan for how we will increase the quality and quantity of…

Apprenticeship statistics for England

25 January 2018

Apprenticeships for 16- to 18-year-olds:

The cost of providing

Apprenticeships Evaluation 2017: Employers

Apprenticeship Standards

A guide to Apprenticeship Standards

RSA - Possibility Thinking:

Reimagining the Future of Further Education and Skills

Future Apprenticeships: Provider Toolkit

Apprenticeship Off-the-Job Training – The NewCo Approach

Employing an Apprentice

Overview on getting funding, pay and conditions and making an agreement.

Register of apprenticeship training providers

Supporting quality and employer choice.

Register of apprenticeship training providers

Updated 30 January 2018

Apprenticeships: resources for teachers and advisers

Last updated 21 December 2016

The apprenticeship levy:

How will employers respond?

Smart Assessor Prevent Brochure

Don’t get caught out with the Prevent Duty – Safeguarding;

Further & Higher Ed

Further education and skills handbook

Further education and skills handbook for use from November 2018.

Further education and skills

Further education and skills data reported for June 2016.

Introduction of T levels

Information for education providers – Published 9 March 2018

Institutes of Technology: Prospectus

Equality Analysis

Apprenticeship funding from May 2017.

Providers Selected to Deliver T Levels in Academic Year 2020 to 2021

Ofsted

Further education and skills inspection handbook

Updated January 2018

Ofsted Strategy 2017–22

A force for improvement through intelligent, responsible and focused inspection and regulation

Functional Skills

UK in skills crisis a young workers struggle with Reading and Maths

Maths and English Functional Skills Reform Programme

Q&A - Reforming Maths and English Functional Skills Qualifications

Functional Skills English and Mathematics Subject Content: Government Consultation Response

Funding

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary November 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary September 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary July 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeship funding and performance-management rules for training providers

May 2017 to July 2018

Apprenticeship funding and performance management rules

2017 to 2018

Apprenticeship Funding

Apprenticeship funding in England from May 2017. Published October 2016

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary October 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary August 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary June 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

RGFE Funding Summary May 2018

Sector update prepared by Rob George

Apprenticeship funding: how it works

Guidance – Updated 15 February 2018

Apprenticeship Funding

Rules and guidance for employers. May 2017 to March 2018. Version 2.

Modern Working

Deloitte: Power Up UK Skills

Boosting transferable skills to achieve inclusive growth & mobility

Apprenticeships Expert Resources

Industrial Strategy

Building a Britain fit for the future