This year’s abbreviation is easily changeable and could be used against you when signing professional/legal documentation, etc. The concern is that fraudsters could easily manipulate a document dated “1/1/20” into “1/1/2018” or “1/1/2019.”

Writing the full date could protect you and prevent legal issues with paperwork.

In regards to Apprenticeships, the programmes usually have a longer duration than 12 months and a Quality Assessor reviewing a folder with documents from different years will need the certainty of the dates so they can review and sign off Apprenticeship programmes without confusion.

For more information call our Apprenticeship Business Development Team