Level 4 Employability Practitioner

Supporting individuals distanced from the labour market in securing employment

Employability practitioner apprenticeship standard

This level 4 apprenticeship training programme enables employability practitioners to efficiently help individuals who are distanced furthest from the labour market.

It is particularly useful for those dealing with individuals who have mental health and physical health conditions, as well as generational unemployment and social barriers such as lone parenting, addiction or substance misuse.

Once completed, you can become an associate or member of the Institute of Employability Professionals.

Your apprenticeship journey

Months 1 to 8

Programme introduction and expectations
Holistic assessments and evaluation
Information, advice and guidance on employability
Signposting services to third party provisions

Months 9 to 16

Non-clinical behaviour change and coaching service users to support development
Internal and external networking and providing support to enable service users to stay in employment
Managing challenging situations and practice development
User feedback and personal development

Months 17 to 24

Safeguarding, PREVENT and understanding the employability industry
Legislation, company vision and equality of opportunity
Meeting minimum service levels and adhering to contracts
Preparation for your end-point assessment (EPA)

Things to consider

Entry requirements

You must have been a UK, EEA, or EU resident for at least the past three years to undertake this training programme.

In addition, you must be able to commit to the full length of the programme and be able to meet the programme modules through your job role.

If you do not have a level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English, you will be required to work towards achieving these qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

How will you learn?

Over the duration of 24 months, you will receive a combination of face-to-face and online training and support.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your progress through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.

At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end-point assessment (EPA).

Off-the-job training

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, 20% of your time in work must be dedicated to improving new skills.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.


Make an impact

We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.

As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, business, and IT and digital skills. 

For further information, complete the form below, call us on 01753 596 004, or email us.

Level 4 Employability Practitioner