Take a look at our detailed Apprenticeship Levy guide from the CIPP policy and research team.

Changes to apprenticeships and CIPP delivery of apprenticeships.

As the Chartered body for the payroll profession, we are pleased to announce that we are working with the below training providers, to provide the knowledge elements of the standard to enable their experienced teams to deliver the apprenticeship.

EMA Training Ltd

West Suffolk College

In the same reforms, endpoint assessment organisations (EPAO) were introduced. The EPAO for the Payroll administrator apprenticeship standard can be found on the Register of end-point assessment organisations (EPAO) page of GOV.UK.

Organisations that are registered for end-point assessment of level 3 payroll administration apprenticeship standard can be seen below: 

Payroll administration endpoint assessment organisations

EPAO EPAO ID Contact name Contact address Postcode Contact number Delivery area Organisation type Website Standard
DSW Consulting EPA0041 Jake Tween DSW House Unit 3, Hayfield Business Park Field Lane Auckley Doncaster DN9 3FL 01302760008 All England Training Provider DSW Consulting Payroll administrator - Level 3
Institute of Certified Bookkeepers EPA0066 Allison Wildish 122-126 Tooley Street London SE1 2TU 02034054000 All England Professional Body Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Payroll administrator - Level 3

CIPP's involvement in apprenticeships

In addition, we are working with Loughborough University to deliver the MSc in Strategic Leadership, which can be funded through the apprenticeship levy.

Advertising an Apprenticeship vacancy

GOV.UK has provided useful information on their Employing an Apprentice website. The page includes:

  • Overview
  • Get funding
  • Pay and conditions for apprentices
  • Make an apprenticeship agreement

Finding a training provider to deliver apprenticeships

A full list of all apprenticeship standards (and their development) can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education website. Once you have selected the standard you require, you are also able to search for a training provider to deliver this for you.

Payroll education and training

If you wish to review other education options in the meantime, the CIPP offers a wide portfolio of training and qualifications ranging from new entrants to the sector to our MSc in Strategic Leadership.