Looking back on what we have achieved to date

Looking back at the last 6 months and the activities that have been undertaken, it becomes clear that we have come a long way in terms of  understanding of what the Apprenticeship reforms mean for both a training provider and an employer. The staff and employer handbooks produced as part of this project will prove, […]

OTLA results – Lifetime Training Group

I have just analysed our OTLA grades as a result of delivering the EAT course as part of the ASSP project.   We out through 54 staff to completethe course, 51 staff have had an OTLA completed on them (3 needed in total for the course). we have conducted 71 in total and resulted in […]


Lifetime Training Group have just uploaded their resources for QA into Drop Box. It was only after reviewing the branding today that I realised how much had been created and how far the project has come since we started it at the end of August.   I am going to be reviewing the OTLA grades […]

Project end!

So as we move into Christmas I can’t believe that these 6 months has already passed! A huge thank you to all my colleagues at ELATT, Bromley by Bow Centre and the sector generally who have been so supportive and enthusiastic about our project. We’re really satisfied with the progress we’ve made but can now […]

Submission of final resources….

In Touch Care have submitted their final draft of resources and links to website into the Drop box as requested by Tim. All ready and done in time for the Chirstmas break, we are looking forward to the feedback from the QA process to say all is complete and ready to be used by everyone. […]

Finish line…….

Yesterday we completed the final session of the ASSP staff development programme and received some really great feedback.   Some of the key themes that came out of the sessions were: How do we continue to move forward in developing our sector offer and our curriculum? Can we create an ASSP focus group to meet to […]

An Employers’ Guide to Financial Services Apprenticeships – now submitted

Exciting news… Following the feedback we received from Stella Turner from the AELPdefinition, we’ve now amended and submitted our draft resources for the ASSP project, just in time for Christmas! If you’d like to have a peek at our ASSP project webpages including an online version of our Employer’s Guide to Financial Services Apprenticeships, you […]

ASSP showcased in the South East

Last week saw the Annual Conference for all Apprenticeship and Traineeship Providers in the South East of England.  The five local networks (Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley and Kent) came together for the Apprenticeships Reform Conference.  We were delighted to hear from speakers from Skills Funding Agency, Stewart Segal from AELPdefinition, HMI’s from Ofsted, UKCES […]


What a fabulous afternoon was had by all at the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, Capital Training Group and Merton Chamber of Commerce were able to celebrate with ‘Graduates’ of the Apprenticeship Staff Support Programme’s ‘Take One Toolkit’…. Thank you to all who attended and special thanks to the amazing organisational skills of Robyn Harley, […]


Capital Training Group and Merton Chamber of Commerce are extremely excited to be holding their ASSP project Dissemination event today at the Houses of Parliament courtesy of our host  Wimbledon MP Stephen Hammond.  Over 50 representatives from London Training Providers, Colleges & Local Authorities will be attending a ‘Champagne Afternoon Tea’ to celebrate the achievements […]