Consultation on the future of apprenticeships

Close date: 22 May 2013

The Government consults on the future of apprenticeships following publication of the Richard Review in November 2012. The consultation explores further reforms on apprenticeships, including recommendations to redefine apprenticeships and improve their quality, for example by allowing employers to design their own apprenticeship standards and qualifications.
Consultation document: The future of apprenticeships in England: next steps from the Richard Review
Government response: Future of apprenticeships in England: implementation plan