Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers open until the 7th of April 2017
The Skills Funding Funding Agency have opened The Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers again until the 7th of April 2017.
The Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) is open for applications and closes at 5pm on the 7th April. The RoATP is open to all organisations, including those organisations that have not previously been successful.
The RoATP results will be notified and published in May.
If you have already been successful in your application to the RoATP, you do not need to re-apply as this opening is not a refresh.
We’ll be supporting organisations through the application process. If you’d like to speak to someone about how we can support you in your application call 0845 257 9500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org today. We expect a lot of interest in this service so call early to avoid disappointment.
We achieved a 95% pass rate in the first window, here's what some of our clients said;
“We have worked with James and his team on numerous occasions – so far a 100% track record! We appreciate the time, effort and expertise that goes into the process and look forward to working with the team in the future” - Amy Lalla - Let Me Play
"James and his colleagues at Education and Skills have been very supportive, efficient and professional in being instrumental in our organisations success on RoATP. I would have no hesitation in recommending James and look forward to continuing our working relationship" - Stuart Noakes - Essential Sports
"Once again the team at Education and Skills have got us through the minefield of ITT and SFA tendering processes. Thank you James and team for our latest success, acceptance on the RoATP, we couldn't have done it without you. Highly recommended" Roger Dixon Managing Director Manatec
And our work has recently featured in FE Week showing that we're value for money! - http://feweek.co.uk/2017/03/25/training-providers-spend-thousands-on-consultants-to-get-on-new-apprenticeship-register/
Why should you be on The Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers
To be eligible to deliver apprenticeship training for apprenticeships that start on 1 May 2017, or after, organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP).
Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have been through an application process with the SFA that considers due diligence, capability, quality and financial health to assess their capability to deliver high-quality apprenticeship training.
Types of apprenticeship training providers
The list includes 3 types of provider status, ‘main providers’, ‘employer providers’ and ‘supporting providers’.
From 1 May 2017, main providers are able to:
deliver apprenticeship training to employers that will use the apprenticeship service to pay for apprenticeship training
deliver apprenticeship training to their own apprentices, or apprentices of their connected companies’, if they will use the apprenticeship service to pay for apprenticeship training
deliver apprenticeship training as a subcontractor
From 1 May 2017, employer providers are able to:
- deliver apprenticeship training to their own apprentices, or apprentices of their connected companies’, if they will use the apprenticeship service to pay for apprenticeship training
This includes delivering apprenticeship training as a subcontractor to their own apprentices or apprentices of their connected companies’.
From 1 May 2017, supporting providers are able to:
- enter into subcontracting arrangements that total up to £500,000 per year
This is the aggregation of all contracts they will hold with providers or employer providers for apprenticeship delivery.