BETA This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.

Learning and Development Practitioner

Identifying, creating and delivering appropriate training needs.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to structure training
  • how to deliver training using different resources
  • planning training to meet different needs
  • evaluating and giving feedback
  • linking activity to business objectives
  • building good relationships with colleagues

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
  • British Sign Language qualifications are an alternative to English qualifications for those for whom this is their first language
Professional registration

Apprentices can apply for Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) after completing their apprenticeship.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.