This agreement allows buyers to access their apprenticeship levy funds to support their workforce planning strategies and meet their statutory apprenticeship targets. It is available to central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies.
The framework uses a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) which helps customers find relevant suppliers through a filtering system.
Users of this agreement have access to a wide range of Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) registered apprenticeship training and end-point assessment suppliers which offers a variety of supplementary services including:
- delivery of apprenticeship training and management
- sourcing, selection and assessment, recruitment and administration of the apprentices
- tailored apprenticeship learning to suit the specific
needs of the apprentice
- other relevant training to support the development of the apprentice.
The intended duration period of this agreement is for 4 years, with an option to extend the duration for a maximum of 2 years.