COVID-19 Portal

apprentice chemist FISSS  updates and business continuity plans for apprenticeship stakeholders involved in Apprenticeship delivery, assessment and quality assurance during the COVID-19 emergency.

FISSS Latest updates

04-23 Briefing note: The apprenticeship sector’s resilience to COVID-19


04-14 Interim COVID-19 survey findings report


04-03 Launch of the COVID-19 support portal


04-01 Still available to support you


04-01 Interim apprentice certification arrangements


04-01 COVID-19 response survey


External Resources

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05-22 Ofqual Exceptional arrangements for awarding qualifications this summer


05-22 Ofqual Qualification Tool (search to find arrangements for specific qualifications)


05-19  UK Gov guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers, EPAOs and EQAPs


05-14 The awarding of vocational and technical qualifications, and other general qualifications, in summer 2020


05-11 UK Gov implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings


04-29 IfATE List of standards with temporary discretions or flexibilities


04-28 DfE launches ‘Skills Toolkit’ to signpost to free online courses


04-23 Scottish Training Federation Survey of Members April 2020 – Impact of Covid-19


04-16 Ofqual Announcement – Awarding vocational and technical qualifications this summer


04-16 SQA Accreditation Advice on Accredited Qualifications


04-06 DfE Guidance Maintaining education and skills training provision


04-01 FE news press release


04-01 AELP questions and answers


04-01 ESFA updates


03-23 IFATE response


03-23 Government apprenticeship programme response