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All versions of the funding rules for employers and training providers have been up-dated to reflect changes introduced 1st April 2019 e.g. levy transfer allowance 25%; co-investment rate 5%: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeship-funding-rules Apprenticeship funding will support an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships so that more individuals have the chance to pursue a successful career … Continue reading Apprenticeship Funding Rules for 2018/19
The register lists the organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training to employers using the apprenticeship service. To be eligible to deliver apprenticeship training for apprenticeships, organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP). Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have been through an application process with the SFA … Continue reading Apprenticeship training providers
Apprenticeship Levy is charged at 0.5% of your annual pay bill. You can use HMRC’s Basic PAYE Tools to help you work out how much you need to pay. For the first month of the tax year: Divide your Apprenticeship Levy allowance by 12. Subtract this figure from 0.5% of your monthly pay bill. For … Continue reading Levy – Calculate what you owe
93% of employers would take on somebody who has completed 3 year apprenticeship over 3 years studying 18 August 2016 Sonia Rach According to recent study by Positive Outcomes, 93% of employers would opt to take on somebody who has completed a three year apprenticeship over somebody who has spent three years studying. Only 7% … Continue reading Employers prefer hiring apprentices than graduates
The first cohort of engineering apprentices studying at Weston College’s new engineering centre are celebrating after successfully finishing their first year of training. The students, who include apprentices from major engineering companies GKN Aerospace and Ipeco Composites, will now go on to work in their respective companies, returning once a week to complete their technology … Continue reading First engineering apprentices finish course
An air conditioning and refrigeration student from Bath College has been named the winner of the second SkillFRIDGE regional heat. Steven Monk will now wait to see if he has won a place to compete in the national finals at the Skills Show in November. The top scorers from three regional heats go through to … Continue reading Student named winner of second SkillFRIDGE regional heat
Claim up to £2,500 in Grants of either £1,500.00 or £2,500.00 when you hire an Apprentice! The West of England Apprenticeship Grant for Employers is an incentive scheme for employers who wish to employ an apprentice. It provides a grant to help support an employer’s costs associated with employing and training a young person on … Continue reading Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE)
Congratulations to all the winners of the Bath & Bristol Apprenticeship Awards who collected their awards at a glitzy gala dinner at the Bristol Marriott Hotel on Thursday 19th May, hosted by Alex Lovell, BBC Bristol’s female news anchor on the nightly regional TV news programme, ‘Points West’. The top award, Apprentice of the Year went to Jamie Renee-Cooke, who … Continue reading 2016 Bristol & Bath Apprenticeship Awards – the winners!
Bath College apprentice, New mum Kyan Wyatt has a second reason to celebrate after being chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle Apprenticeship Awards.