Institute for Apprenticeships: Occupational Maps

Closed 8 Feb 2018

Opened 14 Dec 2017


In November 2017 the Institute for Apprenticeships took ownership of occupational maps from the Department for Education, a resource which will help determine how occupations are categorised and in turn T levels are administered.

Why your views matter

We are seeking views on the occupational maps to ensure they capture the relevant occupations in each route and that these are grouped coherently. 

What happens next

Thank you for your feedback.

An updated version of the occupational maps will be published on the Institute’s website following this consultation, in spring 2018. The maps will continually evolve, as employers propose new apprenticeships to fulfil their skills needs and once the Institute starts reviewing existing apprenticeship standards. 


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