The importance of off-the-job training
It is a funding requirement that apprentices need to dedicate 20% of their working hours to their learning and development, this equates to around one day per week. This doesn’t mean that you get a day off each week, but you do need to be undertaking new learning.
What is off-the-job training?
This is any new learning that occurs within your working hours that relates to the apprenticeship standard which you are studying.