New apprenticeships

Impact of EU referendum result on apprenticeships policy and funding - analysis
The recent EU referendum will have an impact across many sectors of public policy, including education, especially as a change of Prime Minister and administration is now a certainty. Our in-house experts have recently published their analyses of the potential and likely impacts.

National Apprenticeship Week: 14 to 18 March 2016
The ninth annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 14 to 18 March 2016, with hundreds of events expected to take place across England.

New apprenticeship standards announced
New apprenticeship standards are available in 10 sectors across multiple occupations, from Adult Care to Rail Engineering, and this list is growing.

Book your place at our Education to Employment conference today
Our Education to Employment conference provides an opportunity for several hundred educators, from all parts of the sector, to come together and hear from leading experts about the latest developments in skills education and routes in to employment.

Make your BTEC Awards 2016 nominations today
The BTEC Awards, now in their sixth year, celebrate success in vocational learning.

'Realising the 2020 apprenticeships vision' – latest workshop hosted by Pearson
We hosted a workshop at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2016 about delivering the government's 2020 vision for apprenticeships in England.

Blog from Andrew Pember on world-class apprenticeships
How the UK can create a world-class workforce through world-class apprenticeships.

Survey on new apprenticeships services
We're looking to introduce a range of services to support our centres as they prepare to offer the new apprenticeship standards.

Pocket Watch article by Steve Besley on National Apprenticeship Week 2016
The six headline messages that came out of National Apprenticeship Week 2016.

Pearson and AELP report on vocational learning routes into work published
A new report suggests that lack of awareness about vocational learning routes into work may be holding back many young people from finding sustainable employment.

Healthcare Science Apprenticeship events in June: Book your free place
We’re running free events in June about the new Healthcare Science Assistant (Level 2) Apprenticeship, which will be available from 1 September 2016.

Pearson approved as end-point assessor for financial services roles
We've been approved as end-point assessors for two key occupations in the financial services sector: Financial Services Customer Adviser and Senior Financial Services Customer Adviser.

NAS Director comments on the future of apprenticeships in FE News interview
Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), talks to FE News about the future of apprenticeships, the Levy and SMEs.

Employer webinars
During Learning at Work Week in May, we hosted 3 webinars in partnerships with Campaign for Learning on apprenticeships and world class qualifications.

YEUK Ambassador Nathan Pearson-Smith talks Apprenticeships
YEUK Youth Ambassador Nathan Pearson-Smith is a former apprentice who had been through an apprenticeship programme and is now promoting apprenticeships to young people.

SASE framework withdrawals
A number of SASE frameworks are being withdrawn from 1 December 2016 as part of apprenticeship reforms.

Book your place at Sector webinars
Online events to answer your questions on our new standards and the latest in our key sectors

New End-point assessment introductory resources
We have been working on a taster set of resources for a number of sectors and we are pleased to announce that we have recently launched the resources for Customer Services Practitioner Level 2.

Are you starting to recruit learners onto the New Apprenticeship Standards?
Now the new standards are rolling out, some of our centres are telling us they are unsure about what should happen and when.

Replacement qualifications for the Health and Social Care sector
As you are aware from the 1 January 2018 replacement qualifications are now live.

Book on the next Advice and Guidance webinar
We are planning to run a full suite of Advice and Guidance webinars throughout 2019.

Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2019
Pearson are proud sponsors of the Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2019.

Preparing people for the jobs of the future
Now more than ever, employers are addressing the impact of technology on the jobs that make up their workforce. This need to ‘redesign occupations’ is one of the key implications that came out of Pearson’s Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 research study.

Post-16 Level 3 and below qualification with low and no enrolments in work-based learning
As a result of the first stage of the DfE’s Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England, the ESFA have announced the qualifications with low or no funded enrolments that will have post-16 funding removed after 31 July 2021.

Pearson partners with Thinkfest Limited to launch the first BAME Apprenticeship Awards
New awards to raise the profile of exceptional BAME apprentices and employers leading the way for diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Supporting the Employer and Training Provider community during COVID-19
Pearson is committed to supporting the employer, training provider and FE College community through the recent challenges presented by COVID-19 and as a valued customer, we wanted to share an update on Pearson’s guiding principles and how we intend to support you as an organisation during this challenging time.

Free resources for you during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The UK Government has announced that education establishments will close this week and that public exams will not be held this summer.

Detailed operational guidance for providers and colleges delivering apprenticeships during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Following the recent update from the IFATE on Apprenticeships we wanted to provide you with detailed operational guidance during Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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