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Purpose / Scope of the Apprenticeship Working Group

Chair: Richard Sellick                 Deputy Chair: Adam Greenwood

We are delighted to advise that Richard Sellick, Director of Business Programmes from East Riding College is the Chair of the Apprenticeship Working Group and Adam Greenwood, Director of Apprenticeships and Skills from Hull University is the Vice Chair.

The Humber LEP Apprenticeship Working Group brings together representatives engaged in the delivery of apprenticeship provision from across the Humber. The purpose of the group is to drive forward the quality and breadth of provision to meet the demands of employers and individuals. It also acts as a lobbying group to influence policy and strategy around apprenticeships and emerging vocational provision. The group provides a forum to share information and good practice.

Working arrangements

Meetings of the Apprenticeship Working Group will take place on a quarterly basis.

Document library

***Government guidance on apprenticeships during coronavirus***

A letter to education providers from Gillian Keegan MP,Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and SkillsMinister Keegan Letter – Covid Response 23 March

The Apprenticeship Programme response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus:  apps covid-19 response summary

Guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers, end-point assessment organisations and external quality assurance providers: Apprenticeship_response_to_COVID-19_FINAL

Read the Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers, end-point assessment organisations and external quality assurance providers here.

Read more on hiring an apprentice who has been made redundant, including information about incentive payments for employments and the vacancy sharing service here.


See this video for advice on stopping and starting apprenticeships:


In partnership between the Humber LEP and York, North Yorkshire and East Riding partnership, this toolkit supports businesses in navigating apprenticeship policy reforms and funding, including the apprenticeship levy. The toolkit signposts towards local and national resources and demonstrates how apprenticeship training can help businesses of any size and sector to fill their skills gaps and meet their growth aspirations.

Here is the guide, plus a framework to assess your needs as an employer:

Toolkit: Humber Toolkit i 2-compressed

Assessment framework: TOOL 8a.1 – Training Needs Analysis

For further information on apprenticeships click here