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Ann Potterton

Ann Potterton

Head of Apprenticeships - Relationship Management,
BT Group

Ann joined BT’s Apprenticeship Team in 2017, having previously represented training providers as the Director of the Sussex Council of Training Providers (SCTP).  Prior to that she was CEO of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) – a body which specialised in helping smaller companies access funding to recruit and train their own telecoms apprentices.  Ann is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and has worked as a Learning and Development Consultant for a range of companies including: Amex, Barclays, Microsoft, RBS, Virgin Atlantic and Level 3/CenturyLink. BT has delivered apprenticeships as an employer-provider for over 60 years.  We deliver a small number of specialist programmes ourselves where we have expertise that no other provider can offer.  BT fully outsources over 30 programmes including over 10 at level 4 and above. We work with private training providers, FE colleges and universities.

  • Exploring insights in developing a high-quality partnership with a provider which supports value for money outcomes
  • Ensuring ‘off-the-job’ training delivered by a provider complements the skills developed across the wider programme
  • Designing provision to ensure a scheme meets business needs and delivers a return on investment
  • Profiling skill needs across an organisation to assess how apprenticeship programmes can maximise impact