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

Contact name
Contact address
Contact number
Delivery area
Organisation type
Website link
DSW Consulting
Jake Tween
DSW House Unit 3, Hayfield Business Park Field Lane Auckley Doncaster 
All England
Training Provider
DSW Consulting
Payroll administrator - Level 3
Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
Allison Wildish
122-126 Tooley Street London
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.