04th Oct, 2017

Central Birmingham – Venue TBC

How well prepared are you for the New Apprenticeship standards? Are you ready for the transition from Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England (SASE) to the New Standard Apprenticeships?

This workshop is designed to give apprenticeship providers the information advice and guidance on the New Apprenticeship Standards, so you can begin to make informed decisions on your current and future programmes.

The facilitator, Cheryl Woods, will be offering support on programme planning, delivery and assessment so you can maximise business opportunities and outcomes for learners.

Workshops aims

This workshops aims to help those involved in apprenticeship planning and curriculum – vice principals, programme managers and others – to understand how the reforms will impact upon provision and how to maximise opportunities in the local labour market.

The workshop will also consider the most pertinent aspects of the reforms to providers, offering support with institutional planning and the opportunity to work through challenges with others from the sector.


This workshop is designed to support you and your institution in the transition from SASE to New Standard Apprenticeships.  Supporting you in programme planning, delivery and assessment by:

  • Understanding the Apprenticeship reform and its impact at a national and regional level
  • Identifying the strategic and operational implications, and also opportunities for your organisation and the wider sector
  • On programme delivery – getting to the ‘Gateway’
  • Understanding how the End-point assessments work both for providers and learners
  • Work through key questions about the new standards with other leaders and programme leaders from across the country

Benefits of attending

By attending the workshop, delegates will

  • Learn how the new standards will affect your organisation and learners
  • Understand the new standards and their impact upon curriculum and assessment
  • Be more prepared for programme and institutional planning
  • Be able to maximise business opportunities within the local labour market
  • Understand the implications for assessors and their development needs

Who should attend

  • Vice principals
  • Heads of apprenticeships
  • Curriculum/programme leaders
  • All those with an interest in planning and implementing the new apprenticeship standards



Central Birmingham – Venue TBC


AoC Member = £299.00 + VAT (£358.80)

Non-Member (College/Public Sector) = £350 + VAT (£420.00)

(Refreshments and lunch included)


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0207 034 2640

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0207 034 9900

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9.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Workshop starts

16.00 Workshop ends

Cheryl Woods MAEd

She is an experienced leader within education and has performed a variety of both strategic and operational roles, within the post 16 education and work based learning arena. These include working as a Head of School within the FE/HE sector, and as a Senior Manager for a global education organisation, where she led on the development and implementation of educational products and services, and designing propositions which met the needs of both the organisation and the market.