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We are running a short survey to get feedback on the site after the first 7 months

Celebrating women in STEM apprenticeships

We have produced a video celebrating Women in STEM careers and apprenticeships.

Improving the quality of apprenticeships in England

Antony Jenkins talks about the progress made during the first six months and our plans for the future

Transforming talent for today and tomorrow


The Institute empowers employers to help them create high quality apprenticeships.

We are an independent public body that works hand in hand with employer groups called trailblazers to develop apprenticeship standards and assessment plans. Our role is to ensure apprenticeships are the best they can be, meeting the needs of employers and learners alike.

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RT @ESFAdigital: Employers: check out our new support videos helping you to make effective use of the apprenticeship service https://t.co/…

RT @FEWeek: What's changed in how apprenticeship funding bands are assigned? The @IFAteched boss explains https://t.co/hF2y8jKH8N

We have a range of #apprenticeship standards in the digital sector that are approved for delivery - take a look on… https://t.co/Fn48j3a6AS

RT @DigiLeaders: This week is Digital Leaders Week - we are getting involved and you should too! Check out over 100 events, pls RT https://…

Our #apprenticeship standard for a payroll administrator is now approved for delivery #IFAstandardshttps://t.co/yaNOCwUMor

Last week saw the first person ever to pass their EPA on the new adult care worker standard. At the age of 46, Olu… https://t.co/fLDNCx6xit

Senior business leaders back an open letter drafted by Government that shows strong support for the #Apprenticeshiphttps://t.co/lsfPOsAXAX

Our #apprenticeship standard for a train driver is now approved for delivery #IFAstandards #thursdaythoughtshttps://t.co/ayrYCzMKYx

Our #apprenticeship standard for a poultry worker is now approved for delivery #IFAstandards https://t.co/Gxdi3EfJkj pic.twitter.com/1EmxWtSJK8

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