UK government set to pull plug on MBA apprenticeships

A controversial MBA apprenticeship scheme that authorized organizations in England to send senior executives to company college with money earmarked for on-the-occupation coaching is set to be axed.

The transfer to scrap the qualification was exposed when the Institute for Apprenticeships and Complex Schooling, which administers apprenticeship expectations, released a revised listing of apprenticeship expectations adhering to comments from businesses with all reference to MBAs eradicated.

The selection is envisioned to be confirmed in early June when the federal government is due to publish a evaluate of MBA apprenticeships. 

The inclusion of MBAs as element of the government’s apprenticeship scheme was widely criticised as it diverted a huge proportion of the funding away from place of work coaching. The funding for apprenticeships comes from a levy introduced in 2017 that necessitates businesses with annual wage expenditures over £3m to set aside an equivalent of .5 per of their payroll.


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