A trailblazer is a new apprenticeship standard which is designed by employers. A key feature of trailblazers is graded end point assessment. Trailblazer apprenticeship programmes are referred to as 'standards'. Existing apprenticeship programmes are referred to as 'frameworks.
The BPIF have been working with an employer consortium led by James Buffoni Ryedale group since March 2015 to develop a new trade apprenticeship standard for the industry.
Read the developments of the trailblazer here: