Posted : 16 days ago by Samuel Taylor

Limited Places still available for online learning with the Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme.


Limited Places still available for online learning with the Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme.


There are still a number of places available for the online CPD offered by the AWD programme, which aims to support staff delivering apprenticeships with the teaching skills, subject knowledge and confidence they need for the benefit of their learners 

Delivered by a 5-way delivery partnerships including the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), the Association of Colleges (AoC), Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), Strategic Development Network (SDN) with UVAC this programme of learning is fully funded by the DfE.

These online courses are available free of charge and allows trainers and leaders, once an account and profile has been created, to engage with the training when it is suitable for them. The offer is split up into eight courses across four strands:

Strand 1: Assessor to Teacher

– Understanding How we Learn

– Developing How to Teach

(It is recommended that one takes the ‘Understanding How We Learn’ course followed by ‘Developing How to Teach’.)

The courses in the following three strands are stand-alone courses so can be taken independently of each other.

Strand 2: Effective Technical Teaching

– Enhancing Pedagogy and Professional Practice

– Preparing for End Point Assessment Success

 Strand 3: Technical Curriculum Design

– Effective Curriculum Design in Practice

– Principles and Models of Curriculum Design

Strand 4: Apprenticeship Leadership

– Developing Your Team

– Effective Use of Resources

Booking information 

To find out more about the AWD programme and register for training and resources please go to the ETF booking site.


This course is funded by the Department for Education and offered at no charge.  

Downloadable guide

Also available is a downloadable guide on Working Effectively with Employers which includes checklists, self-assessments and action plans for organisational use.

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