The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.
|Author:||Welsh Government (UK)|
|Contact:||Julie James, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology|
|Types of organisation:||Regional and local authorities|
Considering the Council Declaration1 on the European Alliance for Apprenticeships of 15 October 2013, Welsh Government (UK) will undertake the following measures to increase the quality, supply and attractiveness of apprenticeships.
The ambition of the Welsh Government for a skills system that is highly valued by employers. To achieve this objective the Welsh Government will work with employers to develop apprenticeship frameworks and support employers in utilising the skills of their workforce through developing a culture of high-performance working and investing in skills alongside government.
Development activity has included:
In supporting on-going development, the Welsh Government will be consulting on the future of apprenticeship frameworks in Wales in autumn 2014. The consultation will seek the views of employers and our wider stakeholders on how Wales can develop an approach to apprenticeship framework development which reflects our future needs and priorities. This consultation will provide further evidence to support the implementation of a co-investment policy for Wales.
|Area of action: Supply|
|Area of action: Quality|
|Area of action: Image|
Employers, training providers, further education colleges, Careers Wales, and representative bodies (for example, of training providers and further education colleges).