Apprenticeship policy

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The government has made a clear commitment to delivering employer-led apprenticeship reforms, to continue to improve the quality of apprenticeships and provide the skills employers need. 

In this section you will find a summary of recent apprenticeship policy changes.

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Apprenticeship levy

Find out more information on the rate and scope of the apprenticeships levy.

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Public sector targets

Read about the targets set for public sector employers to deliver on apprenticeships.


Apprenticeship funding

Apprenticeship funding arrangements and information about the process.

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Apprenticeship procurement

This webpage provides an overview of the procurement options available to NHS organisations to purchase apprenticeship training.

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Apprenticeship reforms

Find out about the reforms to apprenticeships that followed The richard review of apprenticeships in 2012.

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English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision

Find out more about the government's plan for raising productivity and training a highly skilled workforce through an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships.

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Related policy

Keep up to date with the very latest policy decisions concerning apprenticeships and understand how these will impact you as an employer.

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Using the levy to embed apprenticeships

Read how Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLGFT) has used the levy to offer a range of programmes to help embed and support apprenticeships across the trust.

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Nursing associate clinical placement funding

Apprenticeship funding can be used to cover the cost of nursing associates clinical placements.

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