This guide is aimed at helping agents and their employers understand the often-perceived complex world and language of apprenticeships and give you the information required to support your business and staff development.
Propertymark is supporting Learning at Work Week, 16-22 May 2022, which aims to put a spotlight on the importance and benefits of continual learning and development as well as promote a culture for learning at work.
With estate agencies spanning England and Scotland, The Lomond Group has joined forces with Propertymark to deliver a ground-breaking training and development strategy.
Supporting National Careers Week #NCW2022, 7-11 March, Propertymark showcases the benefits of working in the world of property with support from the professional body.
The number of agents seeking formal qualifications has seen a marked increase over the last year, signalling a surge in the appetite to receive formal accreditation and further professionalise the sector.
The property sector has seen a steady increase in the uptake of apprentices and Propertymark Qualifications has had a staggering 134 per cent growth in registrations for an End-Point Assessment (EPA) for the Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship between 2020 and 2021.
The cream of the crop was applauded, and the winners were announced at an evening celebration on 6 December.
The Negotiator’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 highlights a truly instrumental figure within the property sector and has been awarded to Propertymark’s Mark Hayward.
Jersey’s Economic and International Affairs Scrutiny Panel's are conducting an in-depth review examining the scope for regulation of estate agents in Jersey and they have reached out to Propertymark asking for our specific contributions.
The annual Awards ceremony taking place soon will celebrate the very best of professional learning with a total of nine awards that learners, agents, employers, and training providers from up and down the country have been submitting nominations for.
The latest improvements to the Apprenticeship Service make it simpler for levy paying employers to transfer their unspent levy funds to support other businesses.
During lockdown, an increasing number of people were required to use video as part of their hiring processes as an alternative to face-to-face interviews.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that employers wanting to hire apprentices are to continue benefitting from £500 million jobs support package until January 2022.
The UK Government has launched a ‘My Apprenticeship’ online service to help both apprentices and employers in England keep track of their progress and get support. Employers will also soon have the chance to apply for funding from unspent levy funds.
In an industry where legislation is ever changing, and with the need to understand what it means to stay compliant; it is positive to see the vested interest from agents at every level of the sector to become qualified.
Time is running out for employers to apply for incentive payments to hire a new apprentice of any age starting between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021.