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Important notice – Due to unforeseen circumstances the communication events, which are scheduled for 26 – 28 September has had to be cancelled. Further information about the procurement will be provided during the end of September. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Date of Event: 26/09/2017

Following the Prior Information Notice (PIN) events held in September 2016, we are updating important information relating to the procurement of All Age Employability and Apprenticeships provision.

It is the intention of the Welsh Government to procure a framework to deliver All Age Employability and Apprenticeship programmes for the period April 2019 to March 2023.  Please note that the new Advice and Guidance Framework (AGF), formerly known as the Employment Advisory Service is no longer included in this procurement.

Further information on how AGF will be taken forward will be cascaded at a later date.

The lots for which we will procure are intended to be:

  • Lot 1 Apprenticeships
  • Lot 2 Working Wales Youth Engagement Programme
  • Lot 3 Working Wales Youth Training
  • Lot 4 Working Wales Adult Programme

We will be providing further information on the procurement process in September.

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