Frameworks under development

There are currently 73 frameworks that are listed as being under development.

Project Management (Wales)

To provide employers of all sizes, and across all sectors, in Wales with a high-quality, nationally-recognised programme which will attract new talent into project management positions and up-skill the existing workforce to make projects and businesses more productive, efficient and profitable.


The apprenticeship is suitable for various project management roles, including Project Manager, Project Co-ordinator, Project Executive and Project Support Officer.
 

Issue number: 5
Framework ID: FR04153
Issuer: Skills CFA

Customer Service (Wales)

The Customer Service Apprenticeship and Foundation Apprenticeship in Wales respond to the employer need for high levels of customer service skills within a wide range of organisations. Customer service skills are transferable across sectors and can be applied to many job roles. The Apprenticeships are primarily aimed at individuals whose job role is dedicated to customer service as an occupation, for example Foundation Apprentices may be Customer Service Trainees, Assistants and Representatives/Agents, whilst Apprentices may be Customer...

Issue number: 14
Framework ID: FR04148
Issuer: Skills CFA

Sports Development (England)

This apprenticeship framework provides a vocational pathway into the profession of sports development. The framework will ensure there are people with the organisational skills and political and social awareness to succeed in this important part of the sport and active leisure industry.

The expectation is that the achievement of this framework will require a minimum duration of 12 months.

Please note it is recommended that apprentices are contracted and employed for a minimum of 30 hours on publicly funded programmes.

Issue number: 6
Framework ID: FR04131
Issuer: SkillsActive

Exercise and Fitness (England)

This apprenticeship is designed to meet the needs of employers for an expansion of training programmes, to widen recruitment and to improve retention as well as to provide progression opportunities to and within the health and fitness industry at both intermediate and advanced levels.

The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness is designed for those individuals who are either already employed in the fitness industry and wish to gain new knowledge and skills or who are looking to enter the industry and further develo...

Issue number: 11
Framework ID: FR04046
Issuer: SkillsActive

Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Management Services (England)

This framework at Intermediate and Advanced levels is relevant for Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Management Services employers and providers in the private and public sector. The qualification within the framework is assessed and certificated independently - and will ensure successful completers have the breadth and depth of job skills and knowledge that are applicable to their role, along with the underlying skills that enable them to operate as effective employees in a range of job roles within the Libraries, ...

Issue number: 6
Framework ID: FR03837
Issuer: Learning and Skills Improvement Service

Higher Apprenticeship in Management - Levels 4 and 5 (England)

This framework is designed to meet the skills needs of employers of all sizes across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. It will attract new talent into management and will help to up-skill the workforce to replace those who leave or retire. Higher apprentices will work in job roles such as managers, senior managers, directors and heads of department.

Issue number: 20
Framework ID: FR04105
Issuer: Skills CFA

Higher Apprenticeship in Policing (Police Constable) (Wales)

This new apprenticeship framework for the role of Police Constable at level 6 has been developed with the support of the four Welsh police forces and British Transport Police for a standardised pan-Wales approach.

Apprentices will work as 'student officers', and will learn to:

  • support law enforcement objectives
  • provide an initial response to incidents
  • arrest, detain or report individuals
  • manage conflict
  • provide initial support to victims & witnesses
  • Issue number: 1
    Framework ID: FR04077
    Issuer: Skills for Justice (Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services)

Higher Apprenticeship in Policing (Police Community Support Officer) (Wales)

This apprenticeship framework for the role of Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) has been developed with the support of the four Welsh police forces and the British Transport Police for a standardised pan-Wales approach.


PCSOs are an important complement to policing and recruits will:

  • Engage and communicate with the community
  • Gather information and intelligence
  • Provide initial response to incidents
  • Respond to incidents proportionate to role and powers
  • P...

    Issue number: 1
    Framework ID: FR04078
    Issuer: Skills for Justice (Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services)

Legal Practice (Wales)

The new Higher Apprenticeship Framework will create a new vocational pathway to train as a Solicitor for new and existing staff in the sector.

Issue number: 2
Framework ID: FR03916
Issuer: Skills for Justice (Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services)

Sport and Play Surfaces (England)

The Sport & Play industry has a traditional Education programme covering the construction, installation and
maintenance of sport surfaces and as a result employs a workforce in construction based occupations. This
framework is designed to attract, retain, and develop new and existing operatives into a range of occupations at Level 2/3 Apprenticeship in Sport & Play Construction Industry. These qualifications are designed to provide
progression to supervisory and management levels, in order to provide the sport and p...

Issue number: 1
Framework ID: FR00801
Issuer: SkillsActive

Coaching (England)

The Apprenticeship in Coaching is designed for those individuals who wish to gain a broad, but solid foundation to allow them to follow a career in the active leisure sector as a coach in the context of a specific sport.
In active leisure, roles covered by this framework tend to be more of a community and/or club focus, and apprentices are often employed in community settings as community sport coaches or club coaches. However the advanced level pathway also caters for coaching at elite levels.

The expectation is...

Issue number: 12
Framework ID: FR03856
Issuer: SkillsActive

Leisure Operations and Leisure Management (Wales)

This framework is aimed at those individuals who wish to work in operational roles in leisure and recreation facilities ranging from leisure and recreation centres to caravan and holiday parks.

The recommendation is that this framework is completed in a minimum duration of 12 months.

Issue number: 4
Framework ID: FR03875
Issuer: SkillsActive

Sports Development (Wales)

This apprenticeship framework provides a vocational pathway into the profession of sports development.

Issue number: 2
Framework ID: FR03873
Issuer: SkillsActive

Nail Services - non-statutory (Wales)

The Nail Services framework provides a development pathway in Nail Services.

There are two levels of Apprenticeship contained in this framework:

Foundation Apprenticeship

Usually takes 18 months to complete. A learner may work as a junior nail technician or junior manicurist.

Apprenticeship

Usually takes 24 months to complete. A learner may work as a nail technician and will be able to offer a full range of nail extensions and develop specialist skills in all aspects ...

Issue number: 3
Framework ID: FR03871
Issuer: SkillsActive

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - non statutory (Wales)

The industry relies on a steady flow of new entrants and apprentices help to meet the skills needs of employers and to replace an aging workforce. Foundation Level Apprentices at Level 2 (Service Technician) and Apprentices at Level 3 (Diagnostic Technician) will learn how to diagnose, test and repair a range of vehicles including light and heavy vehicles, trailers, motorcycles, caravans and motorhomes. Higher Level Apprentices at Level 4 (Master/Senior Technician or Workshop Controller) will learn how to become effective first time managers...

Issue number: 7
Framework ID: FR03675
Issuer: Institute of the Motor Industry

Bespoke Water Treatment Management (England)

Please note:

This Apprenticeship Framework can only be used as part of the Cogent’s Science Industrial Partnership (SIP).

The Water Treatment Management  Apprenticeship Framework provides work based training for young people and adults to undertake key technical, operational roles in the Water Treatment Management  industries.


There are two levels of Apprenticeship contained in this framework:

• The Intermediate Level App...

Issue number: 1
Framework ID: FR00690
Issuer: Cogent

Higher Apprenticeship in Outdoor Adventure Senior Management and Leadership (England)

Issue number: 1
Framework ID: FR00807
Issuer: SkillsActive

Technical Theatre: Lighting, Sound & Stage (Wales)

The Technical Theatre Apprenticeship at Levels 2 and 3 has been designed with the help of employers to widen the pool of potential recruits into the industry and to provide them with the skills they need to progress within specialist areas : Lighting, Sound & Stage.

 

Foundation Level 2

Level 2 apprentices on the Lighting Pathway will train as Assistant Lighting Electricians, Board / Console Operators, Followspot Operators or Lighting Maintenance Technicians. Apprentices on the Sound Pathway will train a...

Issue number: 5
Framework ID: FR03461
Issuer: Creative and Cultural Skills

Security Systems (England)

This Apprenticeship is designed to provide apprentices with the skills to work in the Security Systems sector, designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining electronic security systems such as Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Access Control, and Fire Detection and Alarm Systems.

The framework includes the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Security Systems at Level 2 and the Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Security Systems at Level 3.

The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship can be completed within 24 months and j...

Issue number: 5
Framework ID: FR00942
Issuer: Skills for Security

Higher Apprenticeship in Playwork (England)

Issue number: 1
Framework ID: FR00811
Issuer: SkillsActive