Hiring and training an apprentice

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

  1. Appeals procedure for Trailblazers

    Guidance for employers on appealing decisions made by the Institute in carrying out its work to uphold the quality of apprenticeships

  2. Apprenticeship agreement: template

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

  3. Apprenticeship diversity champions network: communications toolkit

    Gives employer diversity champions information to engage and inspire communities and other employers to make apprenticeships more diverse.

  4. Apprenticeship funding

    Information about how funding for apprenticeships will work from May 2017.

  5. Apprenticeship funding: legal agreement for training providers

    Training provider agreement with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to pay training providers to carry out apprenticeship training.

  6. Apprenticeship funding: legal agreement to enable spending

    Employer agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to pay training providers to carry out apprenticeship training.

  7. Apprenticeship grant: employer declaration and agreement

    Information about the grant for training organisations to help check employers' eligibility.

  8. Apprenticeship grant: employer fact sheet

    Apprenticeship grant for employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE 16 to 24), eligibility information and how to apply.

  9. Apprenticeship standards

    New apprenticeship standards developed by employers.

  10. Apprenticeships: become a training provider

    What employers need to do to become an apprenticeship training provider.

  11. Apprenticeships: off-the-job training

    How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples.

  12. Employer guide to apprenticeships

    Information for employers showing the benefits of apprenticeships to their business.

  13. Employing an apprentice

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

  14. Find apprenticeship training: how to submit data

    Information for training providers on submitting your apprenticeship training provision through the course directory provider portal.

  15. How to develop an apprenticeship standard: guide for trailblazers

    Guidance for groups of employers (trailblazers) on proposing and developing a new apprenticeship standard.

  16. How to register and use the apprenticeship service as an employer

    Sign in or register to access money you’ve paid under the apprenticeship levy and pay for apprenticeship training.

  17. How to take on an apprentice

    Information about how apprenticeship funding works for employers who want to take on an apprentice.

  18. National Apprenticeship Awards: employer categories

    Information for employers including award categories, the benefits of entering the awards and what judges are looking for.

  19. Participation of young people: education, employment and training

    Statutory guidance for local authorities on their duties relating to the participation of young people in education, employment or training.

  20. Promoting apprenticeship vacancies through the National Apprenticeship Service

    Information about when the National Apprenticeship Service will help promote your apprenticeship and traineeship vacancies.

  21. Public sector apprenticeship target

    Guidance for public bodies in scope of the public sector apprenticeship target.

  22. Recruit an apprentice (formerly apprenticeship vacancies)

    Information for training organisations and employers to help use the new recruit an apprentice service.

  23. Recruit an apprentice APIs user guide

    This is a service interface guide for technical users with developer knowledge.

  24. Register of apprenticeship training agencies

    Information for organisations wanting to be an approved apprenticeship training agency (ATA) and the list of approved ATAs.

  25. Register of apprenticeship training providers

    Organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training for employers using the apprenticeship service.

  26. Register of apprenticeship training providers: application instructions

    Information relating to the register of apprenticeship training providers application process.

  27. Register of apprenticeship training providers: e-tendering portal guidance

    To help organisations locate and complete the register of apprenticeship training providers application questions which are on our e-tendering portal.

  28. Register of end-point assessment organisations: how to apply

    Information for organisations thinking about applying to the register of end-point assessment organisations.

  29. Removal of apprenticeship frameworks

    A list of apprenticeship frameworks to be removed as part of the apprenticeship reform programme.

  30. Specification of apprenticeship standards for England (SASE)

    Sets out the minimum requirements for the inclusion of an apprenticeship programme in a recognised English apprenticeship framework.

  31. Using the register of end-point assessment organisations

    Information for employers on using the register of end-point assessment organisations to find an independent end-point assessment organisation.