Academic Year 2020/21

Apprenticeships and traineeships

Pre-release access list

Published

In the 22 December update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: December 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education 
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Skills)
  • Minister of State (Minister for Higher and Further Education)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System)
  • Special Advisers (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Head of Digital Engagement and Creative Content
  • Social Media Officer (Senior Content Producer)
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer 
  • Data Scientist - Apprenticeships Finance, Insight & Performance
  • Funding Policy Manager

In the 25 November update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: November 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Skills)
  • Minister of State (Minister for Higher and Further Education)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System)
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Higher and Further Education
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director Operations Group
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Director, Data Directorate
  • Director, Professional and Technical Education (ESFA)
  • Deputy Director, Skills Policy Analysis 
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Deputy Director, Student Finance Policy 
  • Deputy Director for Apprentices, NEETs, and Traineeships
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Head of digital engagement and creative content
  • Social Media Officer (Senior Content Producer)
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Media Officer 
  • Briefing Support/Officials – Traineeships
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer 
  • Policy Adviser, Post-16 Basic Skills Team, Community learning
  • Policy Adviser, Post-16 Basic Skills Team, English and maths
  • Apprenticeships funding analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager 
  • Briefing Support/Officials– Post-16 Basic Digital Skills
  • Student funding policy lead - advanced learner loans
  • Briefing support - Public sector
  • Policy Adviser, FE Funding, Careers and Further Education
  • Team Leader – Free Courses for Jobs

In the 07 October update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: October 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Skills)
  • Minister of State (Minister for Higher and Further Education)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System)
  • Special Adviser
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Press Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager

In the 26 August update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: August 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Press Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager
  • Head of Traineeships

In the 22 July 2021 update to this release, beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff the following post holders are given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Minister of State for Universities
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Higher and Further Education
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director Operations Group
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Director, Professional and Technical Education
  • Deputy Director, Skills Policy Analysis
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Deputy Director for Apprentices, NEETs, and Traineeships
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Press Officer
  • Briefing Support/Officials – Traineeships
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • ESOL Team Leader (also covering E/M and CL)
  • Policy Adviser, FE Funding, Careers and Further Education
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager
  • Briefing Support/Officials– Post-16 Basic Digital Skills
  • Media Officer

In the 24 June update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: June 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Press Officers (2 recipients)
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst

In the 20 May update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: May 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Press Officers (2 recipients)
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Apprenticeship Funding Policy Manager

In the 29 April update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: April 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Special Adviser (2 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Press Officers (2 recipients)
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Apprenticeship Funding Policy Manager

In the 25 March 2021 update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: March 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff the following post holders are given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Minister of State for Universities
  • Special Adviser (3 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Higher and Further Education
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director Operations Group
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Director, Professional and Technical Education
  • Deputy Director, Skills Policy Analysis
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Deputy Director for Apprentices, NEETs, and Traineeships
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Press Officer
  • Education and Skills Funding Agency Press Officer
  • Briefing Support/Officials – Traineeships
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • ESOL Team Leader (also covering E/M and CL)
  • Policy Adviser, FE Funding, Careers and Further Education
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager
  • Briefing Support/Officials– Post-16 Basic Digital Skills
  • Education and Skills Funding Agency, Head of 19+ Formula and Data
  • Policy Adviser, 16-18 Accountability
  • Head of Policy, FE Quality and Governance
  • Policy Adviser, FE Quality and Accountability
  • Policy Adviser, FE Covid-19 response
  • Policy Adviser, Apprenticeship Quality Policy

In the 25 February 2021 update to this release (Apprenticeships and traineeships: February 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Special Adviser (3 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Press Officers (2 recipients)
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Apprenticeship Parliamentary Team Officer
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Apprenticeship Funding Policy Manager

In the original version of this release published on 28 January 2021 (Apprenticeships and traineeships: January 2021), beside Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the school system
  • Minister of State for Universities
  • Special Adviser (3 recipients)
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Director General, Higher and Further Education
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director Operations Group
  • Director of Apprenticeships
  • Director, Professional and Technical Education
  • Deputy Director, Skills Policy Analysis
  • Deputy Director, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Deputy Director, Traineeships and NEETs
  • Programme Deputy Director, Apprenticeships
  • Social Media Officer (2 recipients)
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Press Officers (2 recipients)
  • Education and Skills Funding Agency Press Officer
  • Briefing Support/Officials – Traineeships
  • Head of Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • Lead drafter: Apprenticeships Parliamentary Team
  • ESOL Team Leader
  • Policy Adviser, FE Funding, Careers and Further Education
  • Apprenticeships Funding Analyst
  • Funding Policy Manager