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Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) Programme

Continuous professional development

New live-online, face-to-face and in-house courses are now available to support your apprenticeship delivery. Book now to secure your place on these fully-funded courses, delivered as part of the DfE-funded Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme.

Nine courses are on offer in live-online, face-to-face and in-house modes, available to book (or request, for in-house courses) on the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF) booking system. The range of courses on offer provides support to all those involved in the delivery of apprenticeships, from those new to trainer/assessor/teacher roles, through to strategic leaders, governors and governance professionals supporting apprenticeship delivery.


Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) Programme Overview
September 2022 – August 2025

What is it?

The DfE-funded Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme provides continuous professional development (CPD) training and resources for all those involved in, or supporting, the delivery of apprenticeships.

The Association of Colleges (AoC), in partnership with the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), Strategic Development Network (SDN), and University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC), is delivering this phase of the Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme.

The comprehensive training programme is designed for staff at all levels across apprenticeship providers who are involved in the management, planning, and delivery of apprenticeships. It includes a range of training options such as online courses, workshops, and networks that are suitable for staff at all levels and roles.

How will I benefit?

By participating in the comprehensive training programme, you will have the opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge in the management, planning, and delivery of apprenticeships, which may be beneficial to your professional development and career advancement.

Where can I find out more?

Click here to find out more about our Collaborative & Individual Practitioner projects.

For more information, please contact the Projects team.