Framework Agreement Description

Apprenticeship Training Services

Reference: SBS/21/AN/ZWM/10149
Quality assured apprenticeship providers

The Apprenticeship Training Services Framework Agreement provides a compliant route to access services from a broad range of apprenticeship training providers. This apprenticeship framework supports employers to effectively utilise their apprenticeship levy and includes providers who provide traineeships, as well as apprenticeships.

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Framework Agreement Information

What is the framework agreement duration?
23 June 2021 to 22 June 2025

Who can take advantage of the framework agreement?
NHS and Public Sector Organisations

What does this framework agreement cover?
This framework agreement provides a compliant route to market for all NHS and wider public sector authorities to procure for the provision of apprenticeship training services.

  • Broad range of Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Broad range of quality providers, including providers with high employer and learner satisfaction results
  • Broad range of types of providers from further education colleges to top ranked higher education institutions and quality private training providers
  • Framework prices inclusive of End Point Assessment (and inclusive of a free resit)
  • All suppliers are members of the Skills Fund Agency’s Register of Apprenticeship Training Register (RoATP)
  • All suppliers have been subject to a Higher Education Review by the QAA (where applicable)
  • All suppliers awarded Level 3 or higher from the OFSTED Overall Effectiveness (where applicable)

What are the benefits of using this framework agreement?
OJEU AVOIDANCE
An OJEU compliant procurement exercise has been already undertaken, saving valuable time and resources.

DIRECT AWARD
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework agreement providing a timely and compliant route to market to meet your requirements.

FURTHER COMPETITION
Opportunity to run a further competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing

END POINT ASSESSMENT
Framework agreement prices inclusive of end point assessment and one free re-sit if needed.

EXCELLENT SATISFACTION SCORES
High quality service provision- suppliers on the framework agreement have achieved high employer and learner satisfaction results

CHOICE OF SUPPLIERS
A broad range of suppliers; further education colleges, top ranked higher education institutions and quality private training providers.

GEOGRAHIC COVERAGE
Suppliers are able to supply all regions of the UK.

TRAINEESHIPS
Framework agreement providers include many who provide traineeships as well as apprenticeships

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Supplier Details

Access Training Gi Group Recruitment Limited NowSkills Limited
Aspire Development Ltd Hart Learning and Development Petroc
Babington Business College Hawk Training QA Limited
Barking & Dagenham College HCUC Risual Ltd
Bestland Solutions Limited T/A Training Associates Hertford Regional College South Thames Colleges Group
Birmingham City University iCount Training Staffordshire University
Birmingham Metropolitan College Impact Futures Training Limited Steadfast Training Ltd
Bradford College ioda Ltd Technical Professionals Limited T/A The Apprentice and Training Partnership
Bury College IPS International Limited Teesside University
Buttercups Training Limited JM Excellence in Training Telford College
Central YMCA KBM Training & Recruitment Limited The Open University
Cheshire College South and West Lakes College The University of Manchester
Chichester College Group Learning Skills Partnership The University of Warwick
CIPFA Business Limited Leeds City College – Luminate Group Total People Ltd
CIPS Corporate Services Ltd Let Me Play University of Bedfordshire
Cornwall College Further Education Corporation Lifetime Training Group University of Central Lancashire
CSA (services) Ltd Marr Corporation Ltd t/a Acumen Coaching and T2 Group University of Cumbria
CT Skills Limited MBKB University of Hertfordshire
Damar Training Medipro Limited University of Salford
Doncaster College  – DN Colleges Group Nelson and Colne College University of Strathclyde
Dudley College of Technology New College Swindon University of Sunderland
Eliesha Training Limited North Hertfordshire College University of Wolverhampton Business Solutions
Futures Advice, Skills and Employment Northumbria University We Are Momentum Limited
GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd Nottingham College York College

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