IFATE Apprenticeship Flexibilities Update

Detailed guidance explaining how apprenticeship flexibilities will be retained into 2022 and beyond has been published today (Thursday). The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) announced in August that the measures introduced to help...

Debunking Apprenticeship Myths

When you think of an apprenticeship, what is the first thought that comes to mind?   Apprenticeships are for people who didn’t do well in school? Apprentices just get tea and coffee all day? Sound familiar? These are just two of the most common misconceptions...

COVID-19 Update

Covid-19 apprenticeship measures to run to end of 2021   Apprenticeship flexibilities and temporary discretions introduced to support the sector through Covid-19 will run until the end of 2021, but a number will then come to an end. In February of this year, the...

Kickstart Scheme: The Employees

In our last blog post, we explored what the Kickstart scheme is, how it works and why it is beneficial to those involved. However we also wanted to find out first-hand what it was really like to work as a kickstarter, so we conducted a short set of interviews to find...

Welcome to Skills Beyond School

Skills Beyond School welcomes you to our brand-new website, where we will be keeping you up to date with all the latest apprenticeship news and information. But first, we are going to answer some of the burning questions surrounding what exactly an End-Point...