New standard to support apprentices

May 11, 2023 | News

Ladder for Staffordshire partner Performance Through People has introduced a new apprenticeship standard for delivery.

The Level 4 employability practitioner standard is aimed at anyone working with and supporting individuals to change behaviours, develop knowledge and skills to improve their employability or just supporting individuals to overcome barriers they may be facing.

Support may involve signposting to services or relevant third-party provision, taking a multi-agency and integrated services approach.

It is aimed at anyone working in supporting individuals across a diverse range of needs.

It takes in roles including advanced practitioners and key workers, career advisors or employment co-ordinators, case workers or managers, work coaches, community support advisors, employability tutors, housing officers and training advisors.

Standard delivery

The is a Level 4 standard will be delivered over a 24-month period.

Some of the partners involved in the creation of the standard are: Employment Support Services, Intraining, Career Connect, Seetec, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Serco, People Plus and Education Development Trust.

Standard aligns with the Institute of Employability Professionals.

If you would like further information about the standard, delivery and what it entails, please contact Maureen Begum on 01922 651100 or 07734 814907 or e-mail

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