The D2N2 Public Service Compact will stage its next event in Matlock Derbyshire on the 19th Jan 2018. The event will be entitled 'Apprenticeships: Where Are We Now?'. The draft agenda is shown below:

D2N2 Public Service Compact

Apprenticeships: Where are We Now?

Friday 19th January 2018 – Breakfast Event

Venue County Hall Matlock


08.00               Registration with bacon roll and coffee served upon arrival  

08.30               Welcome and introductions from Charlotte Moreland and Richard Heffer the Co-Chairs of the Public Service Compact Steering Group

08.40               Apprenticeships: Where are we now? A view of current practice, issues and successes at Derbyshire County Council A presentation from Steve Smith the Apprenticeships Lead at DCC

08.55               The main issues: Introduced by Chris Donkin the facilitator for the D2N2 Public Service Compact

  • The National Picture – Facts and figures
  • Regional Picture – Skills for Local employment
  • What is new with the levy?
  • The 20% off the job training rule
  • End point assessments
  • Higher Apprenticeships
  • Using the Apprenticeships Service
  • Trade Unions – what’s working / Apprenticeship Charter?


Discussions at your delegate tables to share experiences and to plan future activity (these discussions will be resourced by key update documents included in the delegate pack)

09.55               Attracting young people to Apprenticeships in the public sector:

 A Question and Answer session where the panel of experts are young Apprentices (Lloyd Marchant, Poppy Wilson, Luke Denham and Alex Driver) from Nottinghamshire County Council and Cara Prendergast (recently a graduate trainee) from Rushcliffe Borough Council

10.20               Plenary Session: Audience action plan – What three things have you found most useful today; identifying one action that you will undertake when you return to your organisation? What can the Compact help you with?

10.30               CLOSE