The Department for Education (the Department) has failed to make the progress that it predicted when it reformed the apprenticeships programme in spring 2017. The number of apprenticeship starts fell by 26% after the apprenticeship levy was introduced and, although the level is now recovering, the government will not meet its target of 3 million starts by March 2020.
To read the The Apprenticeships Programme: Progress Review click here.
A reminder that NSAR has been working with various transport and engineering trailblazers groups on the development of new rail and transport related apprenticeship standards and relevant end point assessment plans. Want to find out more, click here.