Show Form

News search

News Menu:

Sign up to our Engage eNewsletter

Apprenticeships

External Quality Assurance (EQA) of apprenticeships

Published: 31/03/2020

Apprenticeships are an important pathway into engineering and all apprentices undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship. …

Consultation launches on external quality assurance changes - deadline extended

Consultation launches on external quality assurance changes - deadline extended

Published: 04/03/2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) is gathering views on proposals for all EQA to be delivered by Ofqual and the Office for Students (OfS). …

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Published: 25/02/2020

The Engineering Council is pleased to have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) as an External Quality Assurance (EQA) provider …

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Published: 30/01/2020

An opportunity to celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to employers, apprentices and communities, National Apprenticeship Week runs from 3-9 February …

Higher apprenticeships

Higher apprenticeships

Published: 28/11/2019

Anyone involved in the development of engineering-related higher apprenticeships is encouraged to engage with relevant professional engineering institutions as early as possible. …

Accreditation Review

Accreditation Review

Published: 28/11/2019

The Engineering Council is currently conducting an Accreditation Review. This is separate to the review of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) and is focused upon accreditation processes, with the aim of assessing the extent of perceived inconsistencies. …

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Published: 23/10/2019

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has launched a public consultation on apprenticeships. The consultation forms part of a larger, wide-ranging Route Review into technical education in the sector. This will examine apprenticeship standards on the Engineering and Manufacturing Route, as well as the fifty-nine apprenticeships which come under this grouping. …

Degree apprenticeships – update from the Office for Students

Degree apprenticeships – update from the Office for Students

Published: 19/03/2019

A new report from the Office for Students (OfS) reflects on progress around degree apprenticeships up to the 2017-18 academic year. …

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Published: 04/03/2019

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 4-8 March and celebrates apprentices and how, by enabling you to earn and learn, an apprenticeship can open up possibilities for your career. …

Shaping the future of engineering

Shaping the future of engineering

Published: 08/05/2018

The Engineering Council takes an active interest in developments in national education and skills policies …

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Published: 02/01/2018

From 2 January 2018, employers will be able to nominate the Engineering Council as the provider of quality assurance for apprenticeships. …