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2020-01-13 09:49:041970-01-01National Skills Agency
Job TypePermanent
LocationBurton Upon Trent
AreaStaffordshire, EnglandStaffordshireEnglandBurton Upon Trent
SectorApprenticeship Management
Salary£40,000 + Company Car
Start Date
Job RefSMA115
Job Views394
Apprenticeship Manager

Reports to: CEO
Location: This is a national role. The role will be based at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Salary: £40K + Company Car
Responsible for:
Set up and management of apprenticeship delivery, from recruitment through to progression, operating on a national basis.
Special requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing apprenticeship programmes within a College, Employer or Private Training Provider environment.

  • Detailed knowledge of the management and delivery of apprenticeship standards at a senior level for a national organisation

  • Experience of delivering apprenticeship training and assessment, managing programme development, quality and auditing processes.

  • Flexible approach to work as national travelling around the country will be required for this role.

Main purpose of the role
To set up and manage 4 key areas:
  • Relationships with employers and sub-contractors

  • Delivery of apprenticeship standards

  • Funding and compliance

  • Quality of programmes

Develop relationships with employers and sub-contractors
  • Develop and deliver to Apprenticeship Plan for the business, building relationships internally and externally, from recruitment through to progression, to ensure successful outcomes

  • Manage levy system (Apprenticeship Service) acting as the single point of contact in order to make payments to and contract with employers, providing all advice on matters relating to apprenticeships and funding

  • Set up and deliver apprenticeship programmes, working in partnership with employer member organisations

  • Manage relationships with employers, apprentices and all staff to ensure effective and best practice delivery and programme management

  • Manage any sub-contracted provision (eg English and Maths)

Manage the delivery of apprenticeship standards
  • Lead the development of tools/training packages and resources that cover the knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined in the xxx Apprenticeship Standard covering IAG/Induction/On programme, EPA and Progression.

  • Design and develop training programmes, building a Scheme of Work to identify on and off the job delivery of learning

  • Coach, lead and manage the Training/Assessor and Apprenticeship Admin staff, identifying CPD requirements

  • Commission elearning platform and develop elearning solutions to support flexible delivery of blended learning programmes

Manage ESFA Funding and Compliance
  • Ensure full compliance to meet ESFA funding requirements for the delivery of Apprenticeship Standards (Evidence pack, 20% OTJ)

  • Manage all apprenticeship data and ILR process/returns, working with Admin Team

  • Set up a robust audit and tracking system at individual and programme level, ensuring the ability to identify, prioritise and escalate any issues as required to meet quality and funding requirements.

  • Work with employers and ESFA to ensure programmes are viable and successful. Take full financial control for funding and operational costs.

Quality Assurance
  • Set high standards (KPIs) for quality assurance covering all aspects of programme delivery.

  • Develop employer and learner feedback mechanisms through tripartite agreements to monitor performance and feed into QIP and SA reporting systems

  • Review and annually update all associated policies and procedures related to the delivery and assessment of apprenticeships

  • Develop systems for quality monitoring, working with employer organisations to meet AB, Ofsted and ESFA requirements.
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