Introduction to frameworks

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New to Apprenticeship frameworks?

This section will help you understand what Apprenticeship frameworks are:

  • how they can be used to help employers meet their skills needs
  • how to create a framework
  • who can develop frameworks
  • recent changes to Apprenticeship frameworks in England and Wales that put them on a statutory footing.

This section will also signpost you to:

  • other parts of the website which you might find interesting
  • Apprenticeship framework processes used in Northern Ireland and Scotland
  • other websites related to Apprenticeships.
Apprenticeships in England

If you are a parent, a young person thinking about doing an Apprenticeship, a careers adviser or teacher find out more about apprenticeships in England from the National Apprenticeship Service.

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