Introduction to Apprenticeships
Apprentices delivered around £1.8 billion of net economic benefits to UK organisations in 2013. According to the latest research compiled by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR)*, apprentices offer UK businesses a significant return on their investment, with economic output often exceeding average wage and training costs.
Nevertheless, the administration of an apprenticeship training scheme is often something that businesses find difficult to develop or manage. Of special concern is how to devise a scheme with sufficiently relevant and valuable content. NTAR is pleased to offer a range of different services for employers and Lead Providers interested in developing a high-value, levy-attracting apprenticeship training programme against one of the following rail occupations:
We would welcome the opportunity to become Lead Provider for your apprenticeship training programme, managing the delivery of all of the programme elements required to meet the Rail Engineering and Leadership & Management standards, including:
Where employers and Lead Providers have an existing scheme, but are unable to deliver some of the more specialist content of the Rail Engineering apprenticeships standards, NTAR is able to play the role of Specialist Provider, using our expertise and award-winning facilities to deliver specific programme elements, including:
End Point Assessment
NTAR is an End Point Assessment organisation, and is able to work with employers and Lead Providers to deliver the complete End Point Assessment process for the Rail Engineering apprenticeship standards, including:
We also offer services aimed at helping employers enrich their existing apprenticeship programmes, including: