No, really! Keep calm and carry on is our best advice to you. You might feel a bit unsure and a little bit nervous about the future but there’s plans in place to support you through the closure of 3aaa.

If you work for a small company your employer will be working with the ESFA, (who are the part of the government that look after Apprenticeships) to find you a new provider to take over your training. This means you might have a new assessor and different course material, but you’ll pick up where you left off on the same qualification.

If you work for a larger company that use the Apprenticeship Levy, your colleagues in charge of this will be looking for a new training provider. The new provider must be approved by the ESFA, this is good for you as an Apprentice as it means you will achieve the same qualification with a training provider that has been scored on their ability to provide your training.

In the meantime, if you have any questions you can get in touch with the ESFA directly: