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Future Apprenticeships

As you will be aware, the Future Apprenticeships portal was launched back in May and which contains links to information on the apprenticeship reforms, details about CPD opportunities and a range of resources. Future Apprenticeships Toolkit

Building on the work done during the first phase of the Future Apprenticeships programme, AELP and partners have been commissioned by The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to run phase two of the programme.

Association of Employment and Learning Providers

Have you read the AELP report highlighting the fact that more than 3 out of 4 apprenticeships (76%) are delivered by independent training providers?

The true extent of the role of independent training providers (ITPs) in the delivery of the government’s flagship skills programme has until now been hidden by the sheer scale of subcontracting which is a major feature of the further education and skills system in England. To illustrate this, 40% of apprenticeship starts contracted through FE colleges are actually delivered by ITPs.

SFA funding update events

One date for the Teaching and Learning Events we are holding for TDN Sub-contractors has now been filled.

We only have spaces on Tuesday 19th July now for the event being held at The Derbyshire Network from 9.30am – 15.00pm

The agenda for the day is below:


D2N2 logo

Growth funding worth up to £2million could be loaned to ambitious businesses looking to expand and create more jobs, launched by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) aimed at boosting the economy.

D2N2 is inviting applications to its Growing Places Fund (GPF) businesses and public sector organisations (for example, local authorities) to apply for loans to kick-start stalled capital developments or expansion plans, which will directly grow the economy and create jobs.

SFA funding update events

Teaching and Learning Event for TDN Sub-contractors,

Tuesday 19th July and Thursday 21st July, 9.30am – 15.00pm at The Derbyshire Network


  • Expectations for the new contract year
  • Roles and Responsibilities of tutors in the new standards
  • Prevent
  • Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

These events are for Subcontractors of The Derbyshire Network and you only need to book on to ONE of the dates.