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Information for Employers

Our apprenticeship programmes have been designed in collaboration with employers, to ensure that apprentices are able to provide the high level skills your business needs in an increasingly competitive global market.

What are the benefits?

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What our apprentices say...

Higher level apprenticeships help develop high level skills within workforces. Find out how the apprentices themselves feel about having the opportunity to upskill themselves whilst at work.

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Employer Guide to Higher Level Apprenticeships

Download our Employer Guide to Higher Level Apprenticeships for more information on how these apprenticeships work in practice, including information on the apprenticeship levy and funding.

More information about funding and the revised apprenticeship system is also available on gov.uk.

HLA Employers Guide 2017

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The Levy and Funding

The way the Government funds apprenticeship training in England for all employers is changing, with the introduction of an apprenticeship levy for all UK employers who have an  annual pay bill over £3m.

Smaller employers, and employers who spend all of their levy, can benefit from government funding of up to 90% of the cost of training and assessment.

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Give your business a boost

The university has a variety of apprenticeship programmes ready for delivery or being developed across a wide range of sectors.

If you’re looking to utilise your apprenticeship levy or to access funding, contact us to discuss your options for developing existing staff or attracting new talent into your organisation.

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Application process

To discuss how you can benefit from Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeships, contact 0845 606 1144 or send an email to apprenticeships@cumbria.ac.uk

 

Apprenticeship Application Form

This link will take you to a downloadable MS Word version of the University’s application form for our Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeships.

Please note:

Our apprenticeship programmes are designed in collaboration with employers, to ensure that apprentices are providing the high level skills your business needs in an increasingly competitive market.

What are the benefits?

  • Develop existing staff as they work
  • Attract and retain new talent
  • Meet the unique needs of your business
  • Keep up to date with latest techniques and technologies
  • Increase productivity throughout your workforce
  • Fill higher level skills gaps

Download our HLA Employers Guide 2017 for more information on how these apprenticeships work in practice, including information on the apprenticeship levy and funding.

More information about funding and the revised apprenticeship system is also available on gov.uk.

Contact us:

Telephone: 08456061144

Email: apprenticeships@cumbria.ac.uk