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National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 kicks off today, when the application site opens for entries.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017   as it happens

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 as it happens

A round-up of key events happening during NAW 2017 (6 to 10 March).

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Apprenticeship Delivery Board – 12 months on

Apprenticeship Delivery Board – 12 months on

Today (Thursday, 26 January) the ADB came together to recognise and acknowledge its achievements in the 12 months since it was formed.

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 winners announced

National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 winners announced

The nation’s top apprentices and apprenticeship employers have been recognised at a ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House.

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Hundreds of apprentices enter challenge to be best in the country

Hundreds of apprentices enter challenge to be best in the country

Apprentices across the country have kicked off the quest to become the team of the year as the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 regional heats begin.

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New events map for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

New events map for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

A newly designed events map for National Apprenticeship Week 2017 has been launched today (Tuesday, 10 January).

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017: ladder of opportunity

National Apprenticeship Week 2017: ladder of opportunity

NAW 2017 (6 to 10 March 2017) will celebrate apprenticeships, across all industries, and all levels, with the theme ‘ladder of opportunity’.

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National finalists announced

National finalists announced

The finalists for the National Apprenticeships Awards 2016 national final have been announced today.

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Apprenticeship success at the skills show

Apprenticeship success at the skills show

Thousands of young people, teachers, and parents attended this year’s skills show showcasing the huge amount of opportunities out there.

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Apprenticeship support and knowledge for schools project launches

Apprenticeship support and knowledge for schools project launches

We have launched a project to raise the awareness and prestige of quality apprenticeships in schools.

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Search for the apprentice team of the year begins

Search for the apprentice team of the year begins

Entries for the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 (#BAC2017) are now open.

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Apprenticeships in spotlight at skills show

Apprenticeships in spotlight at skills show

High-quality apprenticeships in more than 170 industries are being showcased at this year’s skills show.

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Apprenticeships share spotlight in Lord Mayor’s Show

Apprenticeships share spotlight in Lord Mayor’s Show

Apprentices from a range of industries will be taking part in a procession of more than 7,000 people in London on Saturday, 12 November.

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Revised National Careers Service website launched

Revised National Careers Service website launched

The website provides a range of information and tools to help people make informed decisions about skills, learning and work.

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Find apprenticeship training tool is now live

Find apprenticeship training tool is now live

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has launched a new tool to help employers across England find apprenticeship training.

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Latest employer survey results show high satisfaction with providers

Latest employer survey results show high satisfaction with providers

The results of the latest employer satisfaction survey are out and show widespread support from employers for providers.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017 date announced

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 date announced

The National Apprenticeship Service has announced that the 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week will be taking place from 6 to 10 March.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017 date announced

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 date announced

The National Apprenticeship Service has announced that the 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week will be taking place from 6 to 10 March.

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Brathay apprentice challenge winners in Westminster visit

Brathay apprentice challenge winners in Westminster visit

Apprentices from UK Atomic Energy Authority met with John Howell OBE, MP, to be congratulated on winning apprentice team of the year 2016.

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Employers and training providers to road test the new digital apprenticeship service

Employers and training providers to road test the new digital apprenticeship service

As part of a pilot employers and training providers will be able to test the service from start to finish to make sure it meets their needs.

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 – regional finalists announced

National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 – regional finalists announced

The regional finalists for this year’s National Apprenticeship Awards have been announced.

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First new apprenticeship standard graduation takes place

First new apprenticeship standard graduation takes place

The first apprentices that completed a new employer-designed apprenticeship standard attended a graduation event in the House of Commons.

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Annual report and accounts 2015 to 2016

Annual report and accounts 2015 to 2016

Today (Monday, 11 July) we have published our annual report and accounts for 2015 to 2016.

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Apprenticeship and traineeship growth exercise: 2016 to 2017

Apprenticeship and traineeship growth exercise: 2016 to 2017

Today (28 June 2016) we are communicating the outcomes of the targeted growth exercise we announced in May 2016.

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UKAEA crowned apprentice team of the year

UKAEA crowned apprentice team of the year

Engineering apprentices from the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) have been named the country’s apprentice team of the year.

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Announcing the Brathay class of 2016

Announcing the Brathay class of 2016

Apprentices from across the country have been competing to become apprentice team of the year finalists in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge.

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Action on providers – subcontracting compliance

Action on providers – subcontracting compliance

Following our recent compliance work, we have written to non-compliant providers about their subcontracting arrangements 2016 to 2017.

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New Skills Funding Service makes it easier for providers to manage their contracts

New Skills Funding Service makes it easier for providers to manage their contracts

Providers can now use a new Skills Funding Service which allows quick access to view and accept contracts and payment information digitally.

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Campaign calls on young people to kick start career with an apprenticeship

Campaign calls on young people to kick start career with an apprenticeship

Apprentices have been auditioning to be the stars of a new apprenticeships campaign.

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Apprenticeship and traineeship growth exercise: 2016 to 2017

Apprenticeship and traineeship growth exercise: 2016 to 2017

You can now submit requests, as part of a targeted exercise for apprenticeships and traineeships growth for the 2016 to 2017 funding year.

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Team UK announced for EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016

Team UK announced for EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016

The UK’s top apprentices have been named among the team for EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016.

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2016 to 2017 funding allocations – positive news for the sector

2016 to 2017 funding allocations – positive news for the sector

The SFA has now issued provider allocations for the 2016 to 2017 funding year.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2016 rises to the top

National Apprenticeship Week 2016 rises to the top

More than 30,000 new apprentice jobs pledged during the week - over 7,000 more than in 2015.

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Training providers continue to rate highly in latest satisfaction surveys

Training providers continue to rate highly in latest satisfaction surveys

Findings from the employer and the learner satisfaction surveys have been published to help learners find the best training for them.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2016 as it happens

National Apprenticeship Week 2016   as it happens

A round-up of key events happening during National Apprenticeship Week (14 to 18 March).

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People, apprentices and skills revealed as key to business expansion

People, apprentices and skills revealed as key to business expansion

National Apprenticeship Week launches with an event at London’s Shard that is designed to encourage more businesses to take on apprentices.

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Themes and quizzes for National Apprenticeship Week

Themes and quizzes for National Apprenticeship Week

Test your knowledge of apprenticeships using our mini themed quizzes, you may even find out something surprising!

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Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2016 underway

Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2016 underway

The search for the apprentice team of the year is now underway as apprentices from across the country have entered the Brathay Apprentice Challenge.

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National Apprenticeship Week key facts

National Apprenticeship Week key facts

A range of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 branded resources is now available for our partners and employers to use.

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A move towards shaping apprenticeships for the future

A move towards shaping apprenticeships for the future

The reform of apprenticeships takes another step, as we start to remove some frameworks in the move towards employer-developed standards.

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Advanced Learner Loans – subcontracting

Advanced Learner Loans – subcontracting

The SFA will cease to allow subcontracting within the Advanced Learner Loans programme from the start of the 2017 to 2018 funding year.

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The ‘pass the torch’ apprenticeship campaign is underway

The ‘pass the torch’ apprenticeship campaign is underway

PM David Cameron attended one of the first of four apprenticeship events held in the Thames Valley to boost apprenticeships in the area.

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MPs pledge for 100 apprenticeships in 100 days

MPs pledge for 100 apprenticeships in 100 days

The ‘100 in 100 apprenticeship campaign’ will see MPs securing apprenticeship pledges from businesses in their constituencies.

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Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications

Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications

Outlines what needs to be done to create the digital skills qualifications for the future that meet the needs of learners and employers.

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One week to go to enter Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2016

One week to go to enter Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2016

The deadline to enter the Brathay Apprentice Challenge is approaching with team nominations closing at midnight Monday 15 February.

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