The governance over apprenticeships
as a whole is being transferred from the Government to a new shadow-group
called the Institute for Apprenticeships. It is made up of employer
representatives and will be responsible for approving expressions of interest
in new Standards, guidance on development of Standards, approving assessment
plans, advising the Government on funding, etc.
Who is in the Institute for Apprenticeships?
An operational plan was released at
the end of January alongside the names of the eight board members who have been
appointed to run the Institute. You can find details here.
Will the Institute for Apprenticeships be responsible for all
No, training will continue to be evaluated
by Ofsted with the end-point assessment being evaluated separately.
Trailblazers are developing the quality assurance procedures for end-point