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The government has set out how employers who pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer their funds to other organisations from April for the first time. Large employers have been paying the levy since last April, but they have only been able to spend the funding generated on their own apprenticeship training so far.

Is your business based in the Derbyshire Dales, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Bolsover or Bassetlaw then you can take advantage of a whole range of programmes from across the D2N2 and Sheffield City Region including:

Would you like to work in a welcoming and friendly environment? Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of people in your local community?

YMCA Derbyshire are looking to fill the following roles:

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Strict rules that apprenticeships cannot involve qualifications look set to be reversed, potentially unsticking a series of standards held up for years by the ban.

It’s expected that  Apprenticeships will announce that qualifications, such as technical certificates that show evidence of knowledge, will be considered in the future.

Both existing qualifications and those in development will be covered in the rule change, representing a significant U-turn on previous guidance.

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All vocational teachers and trainers, consciously or unconsciously, can support their learners’ English development. This is because English is required to carry out almost all vocational tasks and is the medium through which learners demonstrate their skills and knowledge. Participants will build on knowledge and techniques developed on the introductory VR course or through prior experiences of developing embedded English programmes.