Hiring and training an apprentice

Become a training provider, recruitment and funding guidance, standards and assessment plans, how to register.


  1. Employing an apprentice

    How to take on an apprentice as an employer, what's expected of you and what funding you can get.

  2. Apprenticeship agreement: template

    This agreement must be signed by the apprentice and the employer at the start of the apprenticeship.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Search for apprenticeship standards
  2. Apprenticeship funding bands
  3. Register of apprenticeship training providers
  4. Apprenticeship funding and performance management rules 2018 to 2019
  5. How to register and use the apprenticeship service as an employer
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News and communications

  1. Multimillion-pound contracts awarded for apprenticeship training
  2. Ofqual conference 2017 - presentations from the day
  3. Final building blocks in place for Institute for Apprenticeships
  4. DfE encourages more businesses to offer apprenticeships
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Institute for Apprenticeships: draft operational plan
  2. Apprenticeship funding
  3. Apprenticeships engineered for success
  4. Oasis shows the beauty of apprenticeships
  5. Supporting young people to develop the skills for apprenticeships and other sustained jobs: a discussion paper
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