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Second Batch of Apprenticeship Frameworks to be removed

On Wednesday 25th May 2016, the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) announced the second batch of Apprenticeship Frameworks which will be removed ahead of the Apprenticeships Reform.

During the Apprenticeship Reform the SFA are moving from traditional Apprenticeship
Frameworks to new Apprenticeship Standards. They are phasing out Frameworks over a period of time which will enable employers to recruit Apprentices onto the new Apprenticeship
Standards.

The following 60 Apprenticeship Frameworks will be closed to new starts from 1st December 2016;

  • Advanced Diagnostics and Management Principles – F/W Code: 627
  • Advertising and Marketing Communications – F/W Code: 586
  • Animal Technology – F/W Code: 598
  • Automotive Clay Modelling – F/W Code: 639
  • Banking – F/W Code: 590
  • Bookkeeping – F/W Code: 452
  • Broadcast Production – F/W Code: 610
  • Building Energy Management Systems – F/W Code: 554
  • Business Innovation and Growth – F/W Code: 581
  • Ceramics Manufacturing – F/W Code: 469
  • Combined Manufacturing Processes – F/W Code: 546
  • Commercial Moving – F/W Code: 415
  • Contact Centre Operations Management – F/W Code: 619
  • Costume and Wardrobe – F/W Code: 493
  • Craft and Technical Roles in Film and Television – F/W Code: 621
  • Creative Craft Practitioner – F/W Code: 624
  • Criminal Investigation – F/W Code: 614
  • Emergency Fire Service Operations – F/W Code: 409
  • Engineering Construction – F/W Code: 564
  • Engineering Environmental Technologies – F/W Code: 604
  • Enterprise – F/W Code: 552
  • Explosives Storage and Maintenance – F/W Code: 607
  • Express Logistics – F/W Code: 577
  • Extractives and Mineral Processing Occupations – F/W Code: 553
  • Fashion and Textiles; Technical – F/W Code: 585
  • Fencing – F/W Code: 530
  • Fish Husbandry and Fish Management – F/W Code: 568
  • Fundraising – F/W Code: 557
  • Furniture, Furnishings and Interiors Manufacturing – F/W Code: 635
  • Health Informatics – F/W Code: 567
  • Health Pathology Support – F/W Code: 470
  • Information Security – F/W Code: 611
  • Insurance – F/W Code: 589
  • Intelligence Analysis – F/W Code: 603
  • Interactive Design and Development – F/W Code: 622
  • Jewellery Manufacturing, Silversmithing and Allied Trades – F/W Code: 629
  • Learning Support – F/W Code: 592
  • Legal Advice – F/W Code: 601
  • Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Management Services – F/W Code: 450
  • Local Taxation and Benefits – F/W Code: 549
  • Locksmithing – F/W Code: 571
  • Mail and Package Distribution – F/W Code: 411
  • Metal Processing and Allied Operations – F/W Code: 597
  • Mineral Products Technology – F/W Code: 593
  • Multi-skilled Vehicle Collision Repair – F/W Code: 606
  • Music Business – F/W Code: 496
  • Nuclear Working – F/W Code: 426
  • Payroll – F/W Code: 451
  • Polymer Processing Operations – F/W Code: 424
  • Procurement – F/W Code: 638
  • Production of Coatings – F/W Code: 503
  • Professional Aviation Pilot Practice – F/W Code: 615
  • Public Relations – F/W Code: 572
  • Rail Engineering Overhead Line Construction – F/W Code: 623
  • Retail Management – F/W Code: 608
  • Sound Recording, Engineering and Studio Facilities – F/W Code: 609
  • Spa Therapy – F/W Code: 510
  • Sustainable Resource Operations and Management – F/W Code: 618
  • Volunteer Management – F/W Code: 558
  • Wood and Timber Processing and Merchants Industry – F/W Code: 576

Apprentices who are still completing the above frameworks will not be affected.

To read more about the removal of Apprenticeship Frameworks, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/removal-of-apprenticeship-frameworks

To read more about the Apprenticeship Reform, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeships-in-england-vision-for-2020

Fail to Prepare – Prepare to Fail

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At KM we love to provide an excellent service to our candidates, over the last 5 years we have helped hundreds of people across the country move into their new roles within the training
industry! Where there are lots of successful interviews there will always be some unsuccessful interviews and we would like to share with you the main reason why a candidate may be
unsuccessful.

As the title suggests, if you fail to prepare for your interview (whether it is telephone or face to face), you must be prepared to fail.

Most, if not all companies expect candidates to have a prior knowledge about them and about the job. You don’t need to know everything, but having a basic knowledge about the company (What they do, what achievements they have had recently, recent news etc…) and a good
understanding of the job role that you are applying for (main duties, travel required etc…) will always look good in the interviewer’s eyes.

As a candidate of KM, you have access to the best resources available for interview preparation, our Specialist Recruitment Consultants have over 25 years combined experience of recruiting for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors, they are on hand to give you lots of advice in order to give you the best interview experience.

We always recommend that you schedule a short telephone conversation with your recruiter to run through a tailored interview preparation focussed on the role that you are applying for; Our recruiters can give you advice about the company, typically what kind of questions you may be asked and they will workshop your answers with you to ensure that you are giving the right
information to each answer.

To read more about KM’s Hint’s and Tips for Interviews, please visit our website:
http://kmrecruitment.co.uk/index.php/candidates/interview-advice/