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Carla Martinho

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Carla Martinho has extensive experience of the work-based learning sector, supporting training providers and large employers to deliver high-quality apprenticeships which comply with Government funding rules, helping prepare providers for inspection and make the transition to Standards and the post-May 2017 world of apprenticeships. She is currently working with the Apprenticeship Service providing services to support them with the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers application process.
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Recent Posts

Choosing the right apprenticeship training provider

Posted by Carla Martinho on October 4, 2018

You’ve made the decision to take on apprentices, your headcount has been approved, you’ve got resources to support them through their learning and your CFO is champing at the bit to recoup some of the company’s levy money.  

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Transferring apprenticeship levy funds: the benefits

Posted by Carla Martinho on August 2, 2018

Levy-paying employers have 24 months to spend their levy before it gets clawed back by the Government to fund apprenticeships at non-levy paying employers.So, for employers who started paying the levy on day one (April 2017), this means that the first month’s levy payment expires in April 2019.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Ofsted inspections for Adult Community Learning providers: six new trends

Posted by Carla Martinho on July 12, 2018

I’ve recently carried out an analysis of OFSTED inspection reports for Adult Community Learning (ACL) providers to try and understand what the trends are, in terms of both grades awarded and common areas for improvement.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Changes to apprenticeships: 20% off-the-job now 25%?

Posted by Carla Martinho on April 23, 2018

At the AELP Conference on 25-26 June, the issue of the 20% off-the-job requirement was on everyone’s lips. Everybody from training providers to employers were discussing whether it presents a huge barrier to the delivery of the three million apprenticeships target set by the government.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability