Full funding to cover the cost of training is available for new Apprentices and existing employees who are 16 to 18 years old.
If your new Apprentice or existing employee is 19 years old or over, funding can cover part of the cost of training and we can discuss your contribution costs with you.
Apprenticeship Funding Changes 2017
From Monday 1st May 2017 apprenticeship funding for employers will change depending on the size of the company’s pay bill:
- Levy Payers – Large businesses who pay wages in excess of £3 million pounds pays per annum.
- Non-Levy Payers – Small Medium Enterprises whose wage bills are less than £3 million pounds per annum.
For a detailed explanation of the changes please read this post within our news section.
Funding for qualifications is available to cover the cost of training for employees 19 to 24 years old, depending on eligibility. This may require the employer to make a contribution, which we can discuss with you. Eligibility criteria includes for example – previous qualifications and age.
To find out more and to check if you are eligible for this funding please contact the KT&A Business Support Team by phoning 0800 731 4297 or by using the contact form.