SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: April 2018

In partnership with Awarding Organisations and employers, we have issued revised SASW frameworks on the Apprenticeship Frameworks Online (AFO) website. The list of updated apprenticeships is below. Click the apprenticeship title to view the respective framework on the AFO website. SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: April 2018 As the UK’s largest skills sector body covering … Continue reading SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: April 2018

Apprenticeship Funding Band Structure Set to Change

This Wednesday (21st March) the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) updated the funding bands for existing apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards. In a statement on GOV.UK, the ESFA said: “The Department for Education is reviewing the effectiveness of the current funding band structure. When we moved to 15 funding bands, we expected to see … Continue reading Apprenticeship Funding Band Structure Set to Change

What We’ve Learned From National Apprenticeship Week 2018

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 has been a huge promotional success for apprenticeships in the UK, with the event earning coverage across national TV and press, as well as across several news and educational industry sites. In addition to publishing our own apprenticeship case studies (more on these below), we’ve also rounded up some of the … Continue reading What We’ve Learned From National Apprenticeship Week 2018

Committed to Making Apprenticeships Work

This week marks the 11th National Apprenticeship Week; something that you may already have noticed from the proliferation of #NAW2018 tags on social media today. During the week, apprentices and employers across the UK are celebrating the success of apprenticeships as a way of opening career pathways, developing skills and going further in life. It’s … Continue reading Committed to Making Apprenticeships Work

SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: March 2018

In partnership with Awarding Organisations and employers, we have issued revised SASW frameworks on the Apprenticeship Frameworks Online (AFO) website. The list of updated apprenticeships is below. Click the apprenticeship title to view the respective framework on the AFO website. SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: March 2018 As the UK’s largest skills sector body covering … Continue reading SASW Welsh Apprenticeship Framework Updates: March 2018

Revised Modern Apprenticeships in Management – Levels 7, 9 & 11

Instructus is pleased to confirm that in partnership with SQA and various employers we have published revised frameworks for Scottish Modern Apprenticeships in Management (Levels 7, 9 & 11). The full frameworks can be found on the Skills Development Scotland site: Management at SCQF Level 7 Management at SCQF Level 9 Management at SCQF Level … Continue reading Revised Modern Apprenticeships in Management – Levels 7, 9 & 11

SASE Framework Withdrawal: What You Need to Know

You may think that SASE framework withdrawal sounds complicated, but in practice, it should have little effect 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

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