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Overview

With the funding levy for delivering apprenticeships coming into effect in April 2017 and the government offering co-investment for non-levy paying employers to share the cost of training and assessing of their apprentices, now is the time to look at how to establish a successful apprenticeship programme.

Our Delivering Apprenticeships course is designed to provide you with guidance on the current policy and funding arrangements, learn how to attract the right apprentices for your organisation, how to balance on and off-the job training and how to develop your organisation’s culture so that apprentices can thrive.

Attend this timely and interactive course to gain the tools necessary to design and deliver a successful apprenticeship programme within your organisation. Through best practice case studies and an interactive workshop, explore how to overcome staff development challenges, maximise retention and progression of apprentices and leave with a personalised action plan for your organisation.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Optimise your organisation’s management of blended learning and apprentice progression
  • Co-ordinate and grow partnerships with employers, providers and quality assurance bodies
  • Learn how to deliver high quality apprenticeships schemes and meet accreditation standards
  • Consider how to translate trailblazer assessment plans to relate to your organisation
  • Effectively balance the demands of on-the-job and off-the-job training requirements
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Agenda

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09:15 - 09:45

Registration

09:45 - 10:00

Chair’s Welcome & Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

Apprenticeship Policy and Funding

  • The introduction of the apprenticeship levy: feedback so far
  • Examine how to access funding for apprenticeship training including different funding bands
  • Understand eligibility for the apprenticeship levy, co-investment support for costs and how best to use these allowances
  • Delivering higher-level apprenticeships such as Level 7 standard qualifications
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:00

Case Study: Establishing an Apprenticeship Programme

In 2017, Pinetree Enterprises Ltd was the regional London and the South East winner of “Small Employer of the Year” at the National Apprenticeships Awards

  • Ensure your apprenticeship provision meets sector need and demand
  • Co-ordinate relationships between training providers, local authorities and businesses to enhance learning
  • Learn how to attract and retain the best apprentices
12:00 - 13:00

Quality Assurance of Apprenticeships

  • End-point assessments and Ofqual’s approach to regulation
  • Ensuring validity, reliability and comparability

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Case Study: Creating an Environment for Apprentices to Thrive

  • Learn how to ensure high levels of apprenticeship progression and retention
  • Develop a progressive working environment and ensure your current staff are able to support new apprentices
  • How to manage the 20% off-the-job training requirement
  • Gain tips on devising a strategy for apprenticeship feedback, evaluation and development
15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Developing a Successful Apprenticeship Programme

  • Establish best practice with peers on designing a successful apprenticeship scheme
  • Create marketing strategies to attract candidates with the right qualifications to apply for an apprenticeship at your organisation
  • Select the right training  provider to partner with
  • Engage with your staff regarding the benefits of apprentices joining the organisation
  • Take away an action plan based on expert guidance and peer knowledge-sharing
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close

Venue

etc. Venues – Victoria, London

One Drummond Gate, Pimlico,, London, SW1V 2QQ