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Introducing the new normal for EDN’s apprenticeship delivery

As the country gets to grips with returning to normal, EDN is delighted to continue supporting you and your apprentices with our award-winning training.

Our delivery model will ensure your apprentices continue to receive top quality training at a time and place that’s convenient to you both. Utilising a blended approach, our training incorporates the best of online and face-to-face learning providing a mix of direct teaching and self-directed learning.

And of course, along their journey, every apprentice is mentored by their dedicated EDN Training Consultant who supports and tracks their progress throughout.

What’s included in EDN’s delivery model?

Online session and progress reviews

Throughout the apprenticeship, your EDN Training Consultant delivers a number of online and face-to-face sessions monitoring the progress of your apprentice and offering support where required. You’ll also discuss areas the apprentice needs to focus on in the workplace, with the opportunity to feed back any concerns you may have.

STAR modules

The EDN online learning platform provides guided learning ‘STAR’ modules, aimed at boosting and developing the apprentice’s knowledge. Each STAR module is linked to and precedes an Interactive Online Workshop.

Interactive Online Workshops

Each apprenticeship has a suite of Interactive Online Workshops that are mapped to the ‘knowledge’ element of the apprenticeship standard. Our interactive online workshops are a great way to engage with our Knowledge Tutors during live learning activities. Apprentices will be encouraged to engage, ask questions and share experiences.

Assessment Session Tutorial

After each Interactive Online Workshop, your EDN Training Consultant will set up an online tutorial or face-to-face observation visit with each apprentice. During these sessions they will complete and review assessments, provide further coaching where required and agree the next steps of learning. Towards the end of their apprenticeship, your apprentice will complete mock assessments linking to the End Point Assessment (EPA) methods. This acts as a good indicator of their readiness for their final assessment.

Support at every stage

At EDN, we nurture and prepare your apprentice for their End Point Assessment (EPA), ensuring they’re both confident and successful. Towards the end of their apprenticeship, we will start preparing your apprentice for their EPA by asking them to complete a handful of mock assessment activities. Matched to the criteria of their specific apprenticeship standard, these activities are aimed at giving your apprentice the best chance to excel in their EPA.

The EPA will only take place once you, your apprentice and your EDN Training Consultant are confident that your apprentice has developed the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours defined in the apprenticeship standard.