The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills
Committee would welcome your views on the terms of reference
for the inquiry.
To review progress
since the 2012 report of the Enterprise and Business
Apprenticeships in Wales (PDF 403KB)
- Including looking at
the role of key players: the Regional Skills Partnerships; the
Wales Employment and Skills Board (WESB); and Sector Skills
- To scrutinise the
accessibility of independent careers advice on Apprenticeships and
other vocational options?
- Particularly for young
people, either in school, from Careers Wales, online or from other
- Is the Careers
Wales’ Apprenticeship Matching Service fit for
- How can better parity
of esteem between vocational and academic routes be
- To investigate the
main barriers to taking up Apprenticeships?
- How accessible are
Apprenticeships for people with disabilities (all
- How can people from
the lowest income families be supported to take-up
- What good practice
exists and what more can be done to address gender
- To scrutinise the
development of higher level Apprenticeships, with the support of
further and higher education institutions?
- How effective is
progression between other work-based learning and Apprenticeships
and between Levels 2, 3, 4 and above Apprenticeships?
- How can employer
engagement with Apprenticeships be improved?
The Committee welcomes
written contributions in English or Welsh, and asks organisations
with Welsh Language policies or schemes to provide bilingual
submissions, in line with their public information
Submissions should be
no longer than five sides of A4, with numbered paragraphs, and
should focus on matters set out above. Please see
guidance for those providing evidence for
Please send your views
to: SeneddEIS@assembly.wales by 3
May 2017. It may not be possible to take into account responses
received after this date.
Please ensure that you
have considered the Assembly’s
policy on disclosure of information before submitting
information to the Committee.