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Trailblazer Apprenticeship Developments

This Topic Page contains News Stream #1. For 2015/16 this News Stream Topic will feature the development of Trailblazer Apprenticeships.


Background

In England, from 2017/18 Trailblazer Apprenticeships will replace almost all of the existing apprenticeship frameworks.

Fishmongers have been given approval to develop their own trailblazer, and fish friers are awaiting a response to their August 2015 application to BIS.

The new Trailblazer Apprenticeship will replace the existing fish and shellfish apprenticeship.

A meeting of fish friers and mongers was held in early 2015 to discuss this initiative. Details of that meeting are here.

Fishmongering Trailblazer

Fishmonger met in November 2015 and again in January 2016 and have agreed a draft standard. The group will meet again in March to finalise that standard. Before then they wish to consult with as many fishmongers as possible on the detail of the 2 page standard.

The fishmonger consultation page is here.

Other Information

Key points re trailblazer funding etc - BIS Briefing note

 

Fish Frying Trailblazer

Proposal to BIS submitted but not yet approved or rejected (Sept 2015)

Background information etc available here.

Results of online survey - click here for pdf Analysis of results by Lee Cooper available here.