Managed services

Through our research with employers and contractors we have developed bespoke managed services for:

  • Large employers with their own SFA contracts
  • Levy paying employers who may wish to outsource the need to manage the digital apprenticeship service (DAS) or other provider contracting
  • Subcontractors who may wish to purchase services rather than a full subcontract arrangement

Organisations we currently provide managed services for include:

  • Virgin Media
  • Royal Navy
  • National Grid

Our managed services:

Intraining’s dedicated and experienced Corporate Partnership Managers oversee the day to day management of your account. Our managers work with you to advise and update on the latest skills funding guidance. They ensure you get the best out of your contract and maximise your funds.

Intraining have highly trained tutors across the UK delivering teaching and learning. Our tutors are experts in their fields and deliver both framework and apprenticeship standards. All staff are fully qualified and DBS approved. Intraining can bolster your direct delivery by providing support for both electronic systems and face to face e.g. supporting with an E-portfolio solution or delivering Functional Skills for your staff as part of a combined delivery approach. 

Intraining’s in house recruitment team are specialists in sourcing and pre-screening applicants for employers apprenticeship recruitment. We advertise vacancies across a range of national vacancy platforms, attracting quality apprentices for your organisation. Intraining’s experienced Corporate Partnership Managers and Employer Solutions Consultants help scope your organisations needs and work with you to design the right job description for our recruitment team to fulfil. 

Intraining can manage your compliance and ensure that all data is correct and accurate prior to uploading to the relevant source; SFA or DAS. Where required, our experts are able to offer a mock audit (based on existing experience with SFA mock audits) to ensure that any financial risk is mitigated. Where necessary the team can complete a data cleanse to ensure that all data is correct.

Intraining can host data on your behalf and provide real time access to learner information via our web based system. This reduces costs for IT and IT infrastructure and allows you to benefit from the latest technology and data management via our LMS. Data can be provided in electronic or hard copy format for secure storage. All electronic solutions are currently 64bit SSL encrypted. All data is backed up daily and stored off site at a secure third party data storage centre. 

Accurate data returns are essential to ensure funds are paid on time. Intraining’s expertise in interrogating and understanding DSAT reports ensures your data is ‘clean’ and free from audit risk, ready for audit inspection. 

Paperwork errors can result in thousands of pounds of missed income each month if not rectified
by the time data is uploaded, to trigger payments. Intraining manage the process for you alongside conducting validation and compliance checks. Our team are experts on the SFA Funding Rules (England) and also for devolved funding bodies in Scotland and Wales.

End Assessment is a new introduction and relevant to the new standards. End assessment must be completed by someone independent to your delivery; if you are delivering the apprenticeship programme yourself, end assessment must be done by someone else. Intraining’s team of experienced tutors and assessors offer a ‘mock end assessment’ service, ensuring learners are ready to pass assessment first time.

Our tools, systems and people make Intraining experts in the complex arena of government funding. Comprehensive forecasting helps you plan your apprenticeship and funded training provision. With the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, our skilled team will help you understand how to make the most of your levy funds and maximise ROI.

For corporate employers, understanding what safeguarding practises you need to adhere to for training programmes can be a concern, especially keeping up to date with the latest PREVENT and radicalisation training. Intraining can support with online and face to face training in a number of key areas, including:

  • H&S training and support
  • DBS checks
  • HR support
  • Reciprocal arrangements with awarding organisations

Intraining are fully conversant with all SFA documentation required to enrol a learner/ apprentice. We send experts to undertake learner sign up across your sites. We take care of all form filling and paperwork that needs processing. 

Intraining provide a tailored service for registration and certification of learners with awarding bodies. 

Intraining’s industry leading learner management system allows data and reports to be provided as per your requirements. Data reports are used to manage, monitor and report on achievement data in line with Ofsted requirements. You can access quick, accurate and easy to review information whenever you require.

Intraining’s managed services quality team help support with writing self assessment reports, preparing for inspection or dealing with inspection recommendations. Skilled in all areas of inspection and delivery, our team have been through a number of inspections. We offer support with mock inspections or peer reviews, alongside self assessment and quality improvement practises. 

If you'd like to discuss how our managed services could help your organisation, please register your interest