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Time is running out to use your levy funds

A recent study by The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Middlesex University reported that one in four businesses still don’t know how the Apprenticeship Levy works, and these businesses could be missing out, as they only have 24 months in which to use their levy funds before they are transferred into a pot for other companies from next April.

The Apprenticeship Levy has landed; what next?

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Apprenticeship reforms: A round-up of what’s changing

The government has ambitious targets to increase the number of apprentices to 3 million in England by 2020. In our previous article, we outlined the government’s vision for apprenticeships which includes employers feeling that they have full ownership of apprenticeships, designing and owning the content of all apprenticeship standards and assessments

Here we summarise some of the key reforms that have been announced so far.

Apprenticeships reforms: The government’s vision

In December 2015, the government published ‘English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision’. The document outlined its vision for apprenticeships, split into five main categories: Quality, Employers, Supporting routes to apprenticeships and work, The long-term apprenticeships system and Funding.

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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  • We offer industry relevant facilities
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