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Apprenticeship programme response to COVID-19 – Cogent Skills

Apprenticeship programme response to COVID-19

These are difficult times for employers, apprentices and providers of apprenticeship training and assessment. As part of the cross-government efforts to respond to the impact of COVID-19, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is implementing new measures, until further notice, to make it easier for apprenticeships to continue and complete in a different way if they need to, or to break and resume an apprenticeship later when that becomes possible.

The Government has sets out guidance and some temporary flexibilities that they are introducing to the programme during the pandemic, and provides answers to questions related to these changes and other common questions.

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