How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice example

How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples. How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples. An apprenticeship is a job with a formal programme of training. As set out in “English apprenticeships: our […]

How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples.

How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples.

An apprenticeship is a job with a formal programme of training. As set out in “English apprenticeships: our 2020 vision”, published in 2015, the requirement for at least 20%off-the-job training is one of our core, and well established, principles that underpins a quality apprenticeship.

The 20% threshold is the minimum amount of time that should be spent doing off-the-job training during an apprenticeship and this applies to both apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards.

All apprenticeship standards have been developed under the guidance that they are sufficiently stretching to require at least a year of employment, with off-the-job training accounting for at least 20% of the apprentice’s employed time. This requirement applies to apprenticeships at all levels

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