The ESFA have published a notification that the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers will open on 12 December 2018, initially for organisations NOT currently on the Register.For these new providers, their contract is capped at £100,000 in their first year.
The criteria will be published when the window opens but new providers must have been trading for 12 months and be ready to deliver apprenticeships within 12 months of joining the Register.
UVAC is running webinars on the application and the criteria, for Members, on 18 December and 10 January – to register, click as follows :
18 December 9.00 – 10.30 HERE
10 January 9.30 – 11.00 HERE
Key points from the notice are:
- every provider currently listed will also need to reapply at some point, but will be notified when this is required during 2019
- the register will, like the Register of Apprenticeship End Point Assessment Organisations, remain permanently open. Applications will be assessed on the first day of each month from those submitted during the previous month
- assessment of applications will take 12 weeks minimum
You can read the full notice HERE
If you have any queries please email Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org