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Future of apprenticeships in England: guidance for trailblazers

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


Future of apprenticeships in England: costing template - annex 9

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An apprenticeship standard shows what an apprentice will be doing and the skills they need.

This guidance sets out the process and policy on:

  • applying to develop an apprenticeship standard
  • drafting the standard and assessment plan
  • using a standard

Proposal deadlines:

  • midday on Thursday 30 March 2017
  • midday on Thursday 27 April 2017

Submit your proposals or plans online

You can submit your proposal to develop a new apprenticeship standard using the online form.

You can also submit your standard and assessment plans online.