Apprenticeships Landscape:
Now and the Future
Conference
16th August  2022 

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4 Themes

Apprenticeships

  • Looking at the uptake and retention of apprentices in the post-pandemic landscape. What have training providers done/doing to meet these Challenges

  • Exploring the barriers to non-levy payers and the challenges for SME’s in supporting growth

  • Assessing the collapse in apprenticeships starts at entry-level and amongst the under 25’s and how the apprenticeship market needs to meet this challenge

EPAO's

  • What does high quality look like within the end point assessment system: and what are the expectations of EPAOs?

  • How can providers and employers effectively prepare apprentices for end point assessment throughout the EPAprogramme journey?

  • How can the flexibilities and adjustments made amid the Covid-19 pandemic add long term value to the end point assessment system?

  • Forming effective relationships with EPAOs EMPLOYERS TRAINING PROVIDERS AND APPRENTICES

Organisations who Support The Apprenticeship Sector

How Supporting Organisations are Supporting the Apprenticeship Sector

2 Workshops (tbc)

Analysis of government data by the London Progression Collaboration (@lpc_progression) – an initiative to boost apprenticeship starts in the capital – has revealed a major decline in entry-level apprenticeships.

The analysis shows that since 2014/15, entry-level apprenticeship starts in England have plummeted by 72 per cent, while at the same time starts in higher level apprenticeships, often taken up by older people, have skyrocketed by 400 per cent.

The LPC warns that this decline in entry-level apprenticeships will be particularly affecting young people, as they are traditionally most likely to take up these opportunities. The LPC, which has supported more than new 700 apprenticeships in 160 small businesses over the last eighteen months, says there is a serious concern that this leaves those out of work, on zero-hour contracts, in in-work poverty or on the bottom rung of their career ladder less able to access apprenticeships.

The analysis shows that this decline in apprenticeships for young people has been particularly stark in the capital with the number of under-19s starts down from 9,550 in 2016/17 to 3,880 in 2020/21 – now making up just 11 per cent of apprenticeship starts, half of what they did five years ago.

These findings follow previous research that found apprenticeship starts in small-and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) fell by more than 36 per cent immediately following the introduction of the apprenticeship levy in 2017.

Speakers 

 
 
 
Susanna Lawson

Conference Chair Susanna Lawson: Founder of OneFile passionate about education and technology

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Jake Tween: Director of Apprenticeships DSW HEADLINE SPONSOR

Jude Pilcher

UK Apprenticeship Manager at Zurich Insurance‘Trailblazer Chair for Insurance Apprenticeships’.

Lindsay Conroy

Lindsay Conroy UCAS Leading the strategic development of UCAS’ offer in the apprenticeship space

MD and co-owner at Damar Training

Jonathan Bourne MD and co-owner at Damar Training: Creating better future apprenticeships - experience from the legal sector »?

Emily Austin, CEO, Association of Apprentices

Emily Austin, CEO, Association of Apprentices

Tom Pearce

Tom Pearce Manager - People Advisory, Business Consulting at Grant Thornton UK LLP LEVEL 2 & 3 BUSINESS ADMIN APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD UPDATE

Graham Hasting-Evans Chief Executive NOCN

Graham Hasting-Evans Chief Executive NOCN

Lisa Shepherdson

Business and Digital Manager & Co Chair Business Admin Standard, Hull Training and Adult Education, Economic Development and Regeneration

Andy Rayner

Andy Rayner Director of LEAP Apprenticeships and Early Careers at Travis Perkins

Mike Blakeley

Mike Blakeley, Director of Apprenticeships & Employer Engagement and Head of Business Solutions & Enterprise at Exeter College

Jacqui Molkenthin Providing specialist support for End-point Assessment Organisations

ajay

Ajay Purbhoosing: London Progression Collaboration

Noel Johnson CEO

Noel Johnson C.E.O. Springfield Training, Surviving & Thriving in a post pandemic environment. Blended Delivery Model. Development & Implementation Meeting the needs of employers & apprentices. A no holds barred insight into a provider journey through the pandemic & how we changed & adapted to meet the increase in apprenticeship starts post pandemic.

Sam Isaacson

Sam Isaacson Chair of the Coaching Professional apprenticeship trailblazer group. I'd love to get people thinking about the role professional coaching could (should?) be playing in apprentices' development.

Erica Farmer Co-Founder and Business Director Co-Founder and Business Director Quantum Rise Talent G

Erica Farmer Co-Founder Quantum Rise : Digital Transformation in Learning – No Going Back Now!

Thomas Burton

Thomas Burton Level 7 Senior Leader Apprentice at Sheffield Hallam, Group Director of Apprenticeships NOCN

Sak Awan

Sak Awan: Director EPA HUb

Tad Chapman  Head of End-point Assessment

TAD Chapman: Head of EPA: Active IQ’ “Alright stop. Collaborate. And Listen!” “Forming effective relationships with EPAOs EMPLOYERS TRAINING PROVIDERS AND APPRENTICES

lucy hunte

Lucy Hunte:National Programme Manager - Apprenticeships at Health Education England

Organisations sending delegates
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dsw
allen apprenticeships
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multicultur
gradu
innovate
lmp group
innovate
alderwood
road to logistics
crosby training
uvac
e.on
b2w
just it
gmi construction
coachub
lmc
gp strat
hatton house
university of hertfordshire
chartered housing
portskills
protocol
university of uclan
coca cola
hult
the futures group
ws training
solihull greater
decoded
rtpi
fdq
capgemini
london school
yunex
creating ex
fitch learning
consella
pma logo
esp
azesta
cmi logo
quest epao
health ed
bach
propertymark
mt training
mtd training
isp
cambridge
university of winchester
city and guilds
british marine
vts
kreston reeves
gbs app
e assessment association
gen2
skillnet
skern training and skills
accelerate people
ucas
edtech horio
one file logo
jeml
tammie harwin
mbkb
apac
qdos training
london pro
new world logo
inst hospitality
libra
coventry college
iwfm
lx group
univerity of str
the opportunity group
gp logo
zurich insurance
eevt
inst
national express
GRANT THORNTON
edf energy
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mgingley
damar training
the national archives
activiq
springfield training
exalt tr
career
temple
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epa hub
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travis perkins
s knights
national epa
coach hub
cips
aim
educated appointments
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