APPRENTICESHIP LEVY 

Calling for Primary & Community Care Organisation’s Applications! 

Fully Funded Clinical and Non-Clinical Training via the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Route 

Apprenticeships are a key way for people to learn on the job, both for new starters to the NHS and for existing members of staff, allowing learners the opportunity to gain a qualification and apply their learning while continuing to earn a salary. 
 
Large organisations in England pay the Apprenticeship Levy and can then use this to fund training for new and existing staff. There is also provision for them to give other organisations access to their funds, via a transfer. 
 
All primary and community care employing organisations can take advantage of this offer, irrespective of their size. 
1. What Apprenticeship training can be paid by the Apprenticeship Levy transfer? 
We suggest employing organisations use the Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Online (HASO) here to see what Apprenticeship standard training can be paid for by the Apprenticeship Levy transfer fund - It is a quick and simple search! 
2. Do the funds cover all the Apprenticeship training? 
The funds pay for 100% of the training costs for both clinical and non-clinical roles. 
3. How can employers apply for an Apprenticeship Levy transfer? 
Employers and not employees can complete an Apprenticeship Levy transfer request form. The form can be downloaded here. 
 
This application form will be considered by a representative group by using an approval criterion. The employing organisation will be informed if their application has been approved, or not approved with the reason. It typically takes 30 days to process your application. 
All applications should be emailed to alliance.hub1@nhs.net 
4. Once the application is approved, do organisations need to do anything else? 
Employing organisations will need to set up an account on the Apprenticeship Service here. This is straightforward to do, and you can be supported to do this once your application is approved esfagovuk - YouTube has lots of useful how-to videos. 
5. More questions? 
Please email alliance.hub1@nhs.net in the first instance. 
Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice: 
Employers will receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. 
You can apply for incentive payments for these apprentices from 1 June 2021. 
"Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Process" Event (Wed, 21 April 2021 - 14:30 to 15:15) 
An overview of the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer process for the primary and community care workforce across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. 
 

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