Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony and Young Apprenticeship Ambassador Network

We are very excited to announce that the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network will be supporting three regional events during National Apprenticeship Week 2018.   Monday 5th March – A large scale photo shoot for all existing apprentices. Taking place at The Rec in Bath from 10am until 11am.   Photoshoot booking form . Friday 9th March – Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony … Continue reading Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony and Young Apprenticeship Ambassador Network

Transferring apprenticeship levy funds to another employer

From April 2018, ESFA plan to allow levy-paying employers to transfer funds to other employers, through the apprenticeship service. Levy-paying employers will initially be able to transfer up to 10% of the annual value of funds entering their apprenticeship service account. They will be able to transfer funds to any employer and will have to agree … Continue reading Transferring apprenticeship levy funds to another employer

Latest improvements to the apprenticeship service

The ESFA is continually making improvements to the apprenticeship service to help employers make the most of their apprenticeship levy. Are you using the levy to its full potential for training your workforce? Recent updates on the service include: •   employers being able to view an apprentice’s unique learner number (ULN), which will help when trying … Continue reading Latest improvements to the apprenticeship service

The national minimum wage rate for apprentices will increase from £3.30 to £3.40 from October 1.

The announcement was made by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, in a written statement to parliament this morning, the first day on National Apprenticeship Week 2016. He explained that the Low Pay Commission’s 2016 report made the recommendation for the apprenticeship increase. The government plans to fulfull along with all … Continue reading The national minimum wage rate for apprentices will increase from £3.30 to £3.40 from October 1.

Reach your potential with an apprenticeship at Knightstone Housing

Knightstone Housing are true believers of adding social value to the work that they do, and apprenticeships are just one way that they do this. These roles have given these young people the skills and confidence to step into the world of work, no matter what their background. In this film, apprentices at Knightstone housing … Continue reading Reach your potential with an apprenticeship at Knightstone Housing