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  • Chief executive for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute), Jennifer Coupland
    Have your say on plans to transform technical qualifications

    June 30, 2022

    Public consultation launched by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) on planned new employer-focused approvals system for level 3 technical qualifications.

    IfATE is seeking views on plans to transform how skills training is approved to ensure everything meets employers’ needs and helps fill national skills gaps.

    Chief executive for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute), Jennifer Coupland
    Looking forward to National Apprenticeship Week 2023: Dates announced!

    May 30, 2022

    The sixteenth annual National Apprenticeship Week will take place from 6 to 12 February 2023.
    The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE), which supports thousands of businesses to design apprenticeships to fill national skills gaps and uphold their quality for the good of apprentices, will work with our network of employers, inspiring apprentices from our Panel of Apprentices, and colleagues across Government to promote this exciting time in the skills calendar.

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    Launch of apprentice panel open recruitment

    April 6, 2022

    The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has launched a recruitment campaign for new people to join our panel of apprentices and make sure the work-based training work better for everyone learning new skills.
    Our apprentice panel brings such amazing contributions to the work we do at the Institute to ensure the views of apprentices are heard.

    Leading figures appointed to IfATE’s board

    April 1, 2022

    Two exciting new Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) board members have been announced. Sir Peter Estlin and Neil Morrison will serve as non-executive…

    Chief executive for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute), Jennifer Coupland
    Apprenticeships need to refocus on quality as we emerge from the pandemic

    March 23, 2022

    The chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education delivered a keynote speech that stressed the need to refocus on quality as we emerge from the pandemic.
    Jennifer Coupland spoke to delegates at the first Annual Apprenticeship Conference to be held in person, at the ICC, in Birmingham, for two years.