Apprentices: Standards

Department for Education written question – answered on 4th February 2019.

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Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison Conservative, Copeland

What steps his Department is taking to increase the quality of apprenticeships.

Photo of James Morris James Morris Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

What steps his Department is taking to increase the quality of apprenticeships.

Photo of Anne Milton Anne Milton Minister of State (Education)

New industry-designed standards are driving up quality, such as the project management apprenticeship developed by employers. We have increased off-the-job training and introduced rigorous end-point assessments so apprentices are occupationally competent. We’ve also strengthened the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers giving employers confidence apprentices will receive high-quality training.

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