Guidance

Search for apprenticeship standards

New apprenticeship standards are developed by employer groups known as ‘trailblazers’.

Applies to England

Apprenticeship standards show what an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them, by job role. Standards are developed by employer groups known as ‘trailblazers’.

More standards will be published as they are developed and approved.

Search for an apprenticeship standard

You can use the apprenticeship standard finder on the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education website to find:

  • standards approved for delivery, these include an approved assessment plan and allocated funding band
  • standards in development

Find apprenticeship training

Employers can use the Find apprenticeship training service to search for suitable apprenticeships and identify approved training providers who can deliver that training.

The service contains details of training providers who currently offer apprenticeships.

If employers haven’t been able to find a suitable training provider for a particular apprenticeship training course, they can share their interest with all training providers. Training providers are then able to see and respond to the demand for training.

View the funding bands that apply for existing apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards.

Find an end-point assessment organisation

Apprentices must complete an assessment to demonstrate what the apprentice has learnt and that they can perform all aspects of their occupation.

The end-point assessment organisation must be independent from the training provider. You can find an end-point assessment organisation for your apprentice).

Published 3 November 2017
Last updated 29 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated section 'Find apprenticeship training' to add that if employers haven’t been able to find a suitable training provider for a particular apprenticeship training course, they can share their interest with all training providers.

  2. First published.