Articles from The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (previously IfA)

Revisions and Adjustments

The Institute reviews apprenticeship standards at regular intervals to determine if they should be revised or withdrawn. Our current method of reviews looks at apprenticeship standards (both individually and in relation to other apprenticeship standards in the same route) as part of a route review.

Harbour master

Reference Number: ST0765 Details of standard Occupation summary This occupation is found in the maritime sector in ports, harbours and marinas of varying size, from a major gateway for international trade to a single jetty jutting out into a river or sea. A port is a location on the coast that can be used to load and unload cargo; a harbour is a place on the coast where vessels may seek shelter; a marina is a port for leisure craft. Ports are used for a variety of purposes including recreation, commercial trade and defence. Employers range from private, trust, the state and local authorities.

Construction equipment maintenance mechanic

KSBs Knowledge K1: Types and appropriateness of information sources that would be used to provide repair and maintenance information on construction-based equipment Back to Duty

Creative industries production manager (degree)

Reference Number: ST0525 Details of standard Typical roles: Production Accountant, Production Manager, Stage Manager, Line Producer, Post Production Supervisor, Post Producer, Bookings Manager

Assistant puppet maker

Reference Number: ST0476 Details of standard Occupation summary: Assistant Puppet Makers (APM) support the design, manufacture (making) and performance of puppets for theatre, film, TV, carnival, animation, applied puppetry and outdoor arts.  They may work for a single Senior Puppet Maker or as part of a wider technical and performance team led by a Creative Director.  They are responsible for contributing to the care of their puppets, including how they are handled, stored, transported and used during a performance/production.  They must know how to undertake basic repairs to puppets and choose appropriate materials for manufacture to aid their preservation.

Senior professional economist

KSBs Knowledge K1: Applied econometric techniques, such as micro-econometric techniques, time series and/or panel data, including limitations thereof. (1,2) Back to Duty

Draft 2022 T Level Outline Content

Draft 2022 outline content This page hosts the draft outline content for the eight 2022 T Levels which will be available for first teaching from September 2022.

Harbourmaster

Reference Number: ST0765 Details of standard Occupation summary This occupation is found in the maritime sector in ports, harbours and marinas of varying size, from a major gateway for international trade to a single jetty jutting out into a river or sea. A port is a location on the coast that can be used to load and unload cargo; a harbour is a place on the coast where vessels may seek shelter; a marina is a port for leisure craft. Ports are used for a variety of purposes including recreation, commercial trade and defence. Employers range from private, trust, the state and local authorities.

ST0096_V02_Plasterer

KSBs Knowledge K1: Health and safety: Health and safety hazards, current regulations and legislation. Codes of practice and safe working practices, including asbestos awareness and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Back to Duty

Sign up to become a Trailblazer

The Institute is always looking for people to join our “Trailblazer” employer groups responsible for developing new apprenticeship standards and ensuring live ones remain fit for purpose. We are particularly interested in hearing from small and medium enterprise (SMEs) and also companies outside the London area.

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