Statement from the Education and Skills Funding Agency The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has carefully considered the applications made in response to the recent procurement for apprenticeship training provision for non-levy-paying employers. This procurement was markedly oversubscribed, a sign of the significant level of interest from the training provider market in the apprenticeship… Read more »
Although the new Hairdressing Professional Standard and the Barbering Professional Standard are based around the current 6008 standards, they will at first seem very different when they are introduced in May as part of the government’s Reform of Apprenticeships. The awarding organisations involved in hair-dressing and barbering are currently reviewing and re-writing the units to… Read more »
On 1st May 2017, the new apprenticeship system will commence and with it comes a host of changes that are expected to transform apprenticeship training.