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Guidance

How to develop an apprenticeship standard: guide for trailblazers

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

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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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 26 July
  • Midnight on Wednesday 30 August

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.