19th September 2016

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APPRENTICESHIP LEVY FUNDING PROPOSAL UPDATE

PROPOSALS FOR APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING IN ENGLAND FROM MAY 2017

The Department for Education has released its Proposals for Apprenticeship Levy Funding document, setting out further details on the implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy, from April 2017. The Government has invited feedback on the discussion paper, via an online survey to be responded to by employers and training providers by a deadline of 5th September 2016. The Government’s proposals are summarised below, along with details of next steps ahead of the levy’s introduction in April 2017.

APPRENTICESHIP LEVY – KEY PROPOSALS

Start date for the new system:

Funding Bands

 

Proposed funding bands:


 

Co-investment:

 

Additional Payments:

Training 16-18 year old apprentices:

 

Support for care leavers and those who have an Education, Health and Care plan

 

English and Maths Training

 

Learning Support

 

Cross-border funding rules:

 

Equivalent and lower level apprenticeships:

 

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