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Apprenticeship Reform/Levy
New Funding Rules for all Employers

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From the 1st of May 2017 the funding rules for all apprenticeship training in England changes. All apprentices that have been signed up prior to this date will continue to be funded under the existing rules. 

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Additional Funding

English & Maths funded by government

Incentive Payments

  • £1000 for apprentice 16-18 years old
    • Paid via provider
    • Two instalments at 90 days and 365 days
  • Employers < 50 employees and apprentice 16-18, training will be fully funded by government
  • Apprentice Grant for Employers (AGE grant) continues to July 2017


Government has published new maximum rates for both frameworks and standards

Note: Rates can be found at the link below


For more information please contact:
Max Walkington
Max Walkington
Head of Data and Compliance
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