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Policy Officer

Working with experts to help form government policy.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Some employers will expect candidates to have achieved a level 3 qualification (equivalent to A level, AS level, international Baccalaureate diploma, level 3 NVQ) or have relevant work experience.

What apprentices will learn
  • understanding policy aims
  • using analytics and statistics
  • solving problems based on technical evidence
  • how to do reliable research and testing
  • effective communication and presentation skills

Apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment.

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Innovate Awarding Limited 0117 3142800
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.