What Furlough means for Apprentices

What Furlough means for Apprentices

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused disruption throughout our sector. The government has announced that any apprentice who has been furloughed from employment can continue their training if it doesn’t provide a service or generate revenue for their employer. What...
End Point Assessment during COVID-19

End Point Assessment during COVID-19

With the ongoing pandemic that is COVID-19, End Point Assessment Organisations must turn to alternative ways to ensure they can proceed with most, if not all, their end point assessments during this stressful time. Mark Dawe, CEO of the AELP says The Department for...
The Employers role in EPAs

The Employers role in EPAs

What is the Employers role in EPA?  As the switch to framework becomes live in September 2020, employers have a lot more control over apprenticeships as standards come more into play. Employers now set the standards, fund the training, employ the apprentices and...
A guide to NHS Apprenticeships

A guide to NHS Apprenticeships

What is the NHS? Launched in 1948, the NHS was created to provide good healthcare to all, regardless of wealth and is paid for by using money from taxation. With the exception of some charges, such as prescriptions, optical and dental services, the NHS is free to use...