Guidance

How to develop an apprenticeship standard: guide for trailblazers

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

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Documents

'How to' guide for trailblazers

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'How to' guide for trailblazers – word version of the templates at annexes C, D E, G & H

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Annex I - costing proposal form (April 2017)

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BAN 1i bank details form

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Claims form

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Details

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:

  • Midnight on Wednesday, 29 November
  • Midnight Wednesday 17 January 2018
  • Midnight Wednesday 28 February 2018
  • Midnight Wednesday 11 April 2018

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 apprenticeship standards and apprenticeship assessment plans online.

Published 19 April 2017
Last updated 7 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated BAN 1i bank details form
  2. updated submission links and dates
  3. updated links for assessment, standard and proposal submissions
  4. added new dates for deadlines
  5. Updated with new dates/links for proposal, standard and assessment plan submissions.
  6. 'How to' guide for trailblazers – word version of the templates at annexes C, D E, G & H updated. Ban 1i bank details form uploaded. Claims form uploaded.
  7. Updated survey links.
  8. New survey links added.
  9. Updated document : 'How to' guide for trailblazers – word version of the templates at annexes C, D E, G & H
  10. Revisions to improve clarity and consistency of language.
  11. Updated survey links.
  12. First published.