Have you accessed the resources on this website focusing on developing employer engagement?
Here are some examples:
• Bury College produced a staff handbook, to help all members of staff involved with the delivery and management of Apprenticeships develop a greater understanding of Apprenticeships, the proposed reforms and subsequent implications. The handbook addresses questions such as – what do your staff know and understand about Apprenticeship reform? How much does it cost an employer to employ an Apprentice? What might be the consequences of Apprenticeship drop out? The handbook can be downloaded using the following link: http://www.apprenticeship-staff-support.co.uk/content/bury-college.
• Bedford College produced an interactive guide on their provider staff/employer exchange programme, and how providers can strengthen their links and knowledge of industry. This guide can be downloaded using the following link:http://www.apprenticeship-staff-support.co.uk/content/bedford-college
These are just a few examples of over 170 professional development resources freely available for Apprenticeship staff on the ‘projects’ section of this website: www.apprenticeship-staff-support.co.uk/projects. The following Resource Guide details the resources that have been produced under each strand (just click on the provider name to go through the resources): http://www.apprenticeship-staff-support.co.uk/content/assp-resource-guide-booklet