DfE publish long awaited off-the-job training guidance

This morning the Department for Education published additional guidance on the 20 percent off-the-job training rule for apprenticeships.

Click here to download the guidance.

The guidance says: “However the training is delivered, it is important to remember that the apprentice must receive off-the-job training for a minimum of 20% of the time that they are paid to work.” 

The new guidance is intended for “employers that wish to understand the off-the-job training requirements involved in an apprenticeship…and…providers that wish to ensure that they are offering off-the-job training in accordance with the funding rules and policy intent.”


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