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CTSI understands how important it is to help individuals develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career.

Regulatory Compliance Officer apprenticeships

By supporting the development of relevant apprenticeship schemes such as the Regulatory Compliance Officer (RCO) apprenticeships, CTSI is encouraging local authorities to employ apprentices and new starters from all parts of the community to ensure the much-needed diversity and sustainability of our profession going forward. 

The RCO apprenticeships are popular with job seekers and those looking for a new challenge in their career. It provides a single route of entry to the entire spectrum of regulatory delivery roles in both the public and private sectors and provides the underpinning skills and knowledge required of all those wishing to work in any professional role where regulatory compliance oversight is required. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, participants have all of the transferable skills needed to work in any regulatory/ compliance-based field. 

CTSI was very much involved in the development of the RCO Apprenticeship which also enabled the standard of the RCO to be aligned with Level 1 of CTSI’s Qualifications Framework (QF). This means that local authorities, businesses and national regulators can access the apprenticeship levy to pay for the RCO apprenticeship training and the apprentice can apply for a part exemption against Level 1 of the QF.

To find out more about the RCO apprenticeships, click here. If you are interested in next steps and to find a provider, search for RCO Apprenticeships.

National Apprenticeship Week 2023

National Apprenticeship Week brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

This year, National Apprenticeship Week ran from 6 - 12 February with the theme of Skills for Life, reflecting on how apprenticeships can help individuals develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career while helping businesses develop a talented workforce that is equipped with skills for the future.

Find out more about the benefits of apprenticeships and what they involve by watching and reading the interviews below...

If you would like to read more about last year's National Apprenticeship Week, and watch more apprentice videos, click here

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