Building a bridge to the professions: establishing higher apprenticeships as a recognised alternative route to high skill careers in the professional services

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Author: Hamnett, Matt; Baker, Alexandra


Purpose: [PriceWaterhouseCoopers] PwC is currently working with a broad cross-section of employers in the UK to create a new Higher Apprenticeship for the professional services. The purpose of this paper is to explore the environment and drivers for the creation of the new Higher Apprenticeship framework, the work PwC is leading to develop it and the outlook for Higher Apprenticeships in the professions. Design/methodology/approach: The information provided in this case study is drawn from the organisation's own work in creating a new Higher Apprenticeship Framework. It expands on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Higher education; Pathways; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Apprenticeable occupation; Case study

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Bradford, England: Emerald Group Publishing, 2012

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Journal volume: 2

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2012

Pages: pp. 322-329

ISSN: 2042-3896

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 110.760

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