UEL gets official stamp of approval for degree apprenticeships
Employers assured of quality after UEL is accepted onto new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers
From 1 May, any organisation that wants to deliver apprenticeship training must be listed on the RoATP, which gives employers the assurance that they are working with high-quality providers.
Professor John Joughin, the UEL Vice-Chancellor, said, “We are delighted to be included on the register, which is an endorsement of the high-quality degree apprenticeships we are offering and the outstanding teaching and facilities that employers can expect by choosing us as their apprenticeship training provider.”
The levy requires organisations with an annual pay bill of more than £3million to pay 0.5 per cent of the total into an apprenticeship digital account.
They can then draw down this money to pay for apprenticeship training at an approved training provider such as UEL.
The University is offering five degree apprenticeships for the next academic year, giving apprentices the opportunity to ‘earn and learn’ by combining degree-level study at UEL with their working week.
One of the degree apprenticeships – Digital and Technology Solutions Professional – began last September.
Four new courses will commence in September this year, subject to validation: Chartered Manager (developed in collaboration with the Chartered Management Institute); Construction Site Manager; Civil Engineering Site Manager; and Construction Design Manager.
Any employers who would like to discuss the apprenticeship training opportunities on offer at UEL, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0208 223 2337.