Articles from University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC)

The Apprenticeship Levy – Will Employers be Short Changed?

Look back on the Government's announcement in 2015 to introduce the apprenticeship levy and the key justification for this was that employers weren't investing enough in the training and development of their workforce. This longstanding lack of investment, Government argued, was a significant factor in explaining the slow growth of UK productivity. The reforms to apprenticeships, which started a few years prior to the introduction of the levy, helped position its introduction.

A Pause for Thought or a Rewind?

The Pause in the Procurement of Apprenticeship Provision for Non-Levy Paying Employers and Allocation of Funding to Providers for the Delivery of Apprenticeship Provision - 1 May to 31 December 2017

Three Year Deal for BTEC Degree Validation

In a move to confirm the continued quality of the BTEC Foundation Degree, the University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) has signed a three year deal with Edexcel to validate them using their new validation body.

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