Greater Lincolnshire Public Service Compact

Apprenticeships: Where are We Now?

18th September 2019 – Morning Event

Venue – Lincoln College, Monks Road, Lincoln

(This event is kindly supported by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP’s Employment and Skills Board)


09.30               Registration with coffee served upon arrival 


09.50               Welcome and introductions from Paul Collins the Chair of the Greater Lincolnshire Public Service Compact Steering Group and Clare Hughes the Skills Manager from the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership


10.00               Apprenticeships: Where are we now? The Keynote address from Professor Sharon Green of the University of Lincoln


10.30               The transfer of the levy (to non levy paying organisations) Mark Coulson a National Account Manager for the Education and Skills Funding Agency


10.45               End point assessments an update: A training providers perspective – what is going well and where there are issues by Emma Innesbeer of Lincoln College


11.00               Higher Level and Degree Level Apprenticeships: A presentation from Chris Donkin the facilitator for the Greater Lincolnshire Public Service Compact


11.15               COFFEE and NETWORKING


11.40               Industry Placements: A presentation from Bev Moxon of the Department for Education


12.00               Attracting young people to Apprenticeships in the public sector:

 A presentation from two of the winners of the Lincolnshire Public Service Apprentice of the Year Awards 2018


12.15               Preparations for the Lincolnshire Public Service Apprentice of the Year Awards 2019 – How to get involved: A presentation from Paul Collins


12.30               The plenary: Q and A session - Questions for the panel (The presenters will be joined by expert guests)


13.00               The event concludes with a buffet lunch