Investing in people is the key to growing your business and apprenticeships can be a cost-effective way to bring new skills and talent to your workforce. We’ll partner with you, supporting you at every stage with expert knowledge and offering adaptable digital solutions so you can deliver apprenticeships that work.

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Our apprenticeships offer

Our products and services are modular and can be crafted and personalised to your business. The expert guidance we provide will enable you to introduce apprenticeships for the first time or smoothly navigate the transition from frameworks to standards - making the most of your apprenticeship levy.

How we can help

On-programme learning

Our qualifications and learning content are designed to engage and inspire learners.

Our expertise is in developing content for job-focused learning contexts, from learners taking our vocational BTEC qualifications to degree apprentices studying at Pearson College.

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End-point assessment

Our end-point assessment (EPA) service embeds planning and dedicated support from the start.

We put EPA at the heart of apprenticeship planning, embedding regular touchpoints with employers and training providers to ensure apprentices are fully prepared for EPA.

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Training delivery 

We work with private and public sector employers from a wide range of industries to design apprenticeship programmes and deliver off-the-job training.

We provide an end-to-end fully managed apprenticeship service. Covering a full service of design and delivery of apprenticeship programmes to your organisation.

Pearson TQ works closely with employers to take full advantage of the apprenticeship levy; maximising your investment, enriching existing talent and shaping new employees from day one.

Our managed apprenticeship service is tailored to the specific needs and corporate strategy of each organisation. We can provide a blended learning approach, designed to suit both the learner and the organisational environment.

At Pearson College London, our mission is to ensure that businesses of the future have a talented, trained and capable workforce.

We work hand in hand with you to support with attracting, training and retaining the best people. Our unique position as part of the only FTSE 100 company offering degrees in the UK means that we are able to connect classroom with industry like no other.

If you are an employer who considers people as your best resource, our offer is designed to help support your business through a range of initiatives, from industry feedback schemes through to Degree Apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships guidance and information

There’s a lot to understand and many choices to make about what’s right for your organisation. We’ve developed an extensive range of advice and guidance content to support you in planning, designing, implementing and delivering successful apprenticeship programmes.

The levy means many employers pay into a fund to be used for apprenticeships training and assessment. Understanding how the funding works, the system that supports it and how it integrates with organisation's finance functions is another key step on your apprenticeships journey.

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Understanding government reforms and the opportunities they provide for employers in the new world of apprenticeships is the first step toward making your programme a reality. It’s important to make informed decisions about training providers, the types of apprenticeships you introduce and how you recruit apprentices.

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The design and implementation of the on-programme training phase of apprenticeships is crucial to apprentices successfully acquiring the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in apprenticeship standards. Well-supported apprentices, working through a carefully designed programme of both on and off-the-job training will become valuable assets to your workforce.

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Assessment of apprentices having the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the apprenticeship standard is the final hurdle to qualified and competent employees entering your workforce. Working with an end-point assessment organisation (EPAO) like Pearson to plan assessment from early on in the apprenticeship will help your apprentices be ready to undertake EPA with confidence.

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Read our our extensive apprenticeships reference guide for employers, including case studies, facts and figures.

Download the employer guide to apprenticeships (PDF, 4.02 MB)