Briefing: Apprenticeships: Public Sector Targets and Guidance for Trailblazers

Policy product type
CSN briefing
Published date
March 14, 2017
Toby Hill
Issues Covered
  • Apprenticeships: delivering the new system
  • Apprenticeships: public sector targets
  • Appreticeships: development of standards
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration
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The Government wants to promote the use of apprenticeships in the public sector and has now confirmed after consultation that 2.3% of an organisation’s headcount should be apprenticeship starts. This briefing looks at the Government’s response to the consultation and the updated guidance on implementing the new apprenticeship arrangements.

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