SASE Framework Withdrawal: What You Need to Know

You may think that SASE framework withdrawal sounds complicated, but in practice it should have little affect on your business. So what does it mean? SASE frameworks were the main curriculum of apprenticeship frameworks in England. Following apprenticeship reform the Education Skills & Funding Agency (ESFA) has replaced these frameworks with new, employer-led Standards. These … Continue reading SASE Framework Withdrawal: What You Need to Know

Update: SASE Batch 4 & 5 Framework Withdrawal

This week the ESFA has communicated a change to upcoming SASE framework withdrawal dates. In a revision to previous guidance, we have been advised that all English frameworks previously scheduled for removal in Batches 4 and 5 are now no longer scheduled for removal until 2020. In line with this, Instructus will not withdraw any … Continue reading Update: SASE Batch 4 & 5 Framework Withdrawal

Review of Job Functions in Procurement & Tendering

In our position as an official Government standards setting body, we work with employers and training providers to develop the National Occupational Standards (NOS) that govern vocational training. Our current research project is focused on the NOS for Procurement & Tendering, and gives you the opportunity to tell us which competencies are the most important … Continue reading Review of Job Functions in Procurement & Tendering

Government Opens Apprenticeship Funding Survey

The UK Department for Education is running an apprenticeship funding survey on how ongoing reforms, including the Apprenticeship Levy, have affected employers and training providers. From the¬†Department for Education¬†website: “Apprenticeships are a key part of creating a stronger and fairer economy where people of all ages and backgrounds can fulfil their potential. We are implementing … Continue reading Government Opens Apprenticeship Funding Survey

Modern Apprenticeship Framework Review: Management

Instructus Skills have been commissioned to undertake reviews of the Scottish Modern Apprenticeship Management framework at levels 3, 4 and 5 – and to do so accurately we need your feedback. If you are an employer, training provider, sector body or union involved in the delivery of these frameworks, we would like to hear from … Continue reading Modern Apprenticeship Framework Review: Management

Instructus are Reviewing the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Interpreting

Instructus Skills are reviewing the Interpreting National Occupational Standards (NOS). The aim of the review project is to create a revised set of standards which reflects current interpreting practice and the skills and knowledge required by professional interpreters. The Interpreting NOS review project has been funded by the following organisations; The National Registers of Communication … Continue reading Instructus are Reviewing the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Interpreting

Instructus Picked to Deliver for Devolved Nations

Instructus has been chosen as delivery partner by the Devolved Nations for the Business and Administration, Management and Customer Service occupational groups. Thanks to the support we’ve received from our stakeholders we are pleased to announce that Skills Development Scotland, as lead for the Devolved Nations of the UK, have chosen Instructus as their delivery … Continue reading Instructus Picked to Deliver for Devolved Nations