Apprenticeship Levy and reform

The Apprenticeship Levy comes into effect on 6th April 2017

The levy is coming – are you prepared?

From April 2017 the Apprenticeship Levy will replace all taxpayer funding of apprenticeships for both public and private sector companies of all sizes. 

If your annual business payroll exceeds £3 million you will pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Full information is available on the Government website

How we can help

We can help make the transition to the new levy process as smooth as possible by offering advice and guidance specifically tailored to your business. Our dedicated team can offer you:

  • Information on how your business can benefit from the Levy
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Apprentice recruitment support
  • Workforce development for your existing staff


Why Choose Blackburn College?

  • We are Number 1 in England for Apprentice Success*
  • Our dedicated Apprenticeship team can provide full recruitment support
  • All Apprentices have access to our industry standard training suites or can be trained on your premises      

    *Source 2014 to 2015 SFA national success rates table aged 19 – 23. All level Apprenticeship achievement

Estimate my apprenticeship funding

Use this tool to estimate if your organisation will pay the apprenticeship levy.

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Need more Information?

We can help your business navigate these important changes and ensure you secure the very best training. Contact us on 01254 292500, email business@blackburn.ac.uk, or complete the contact form below.

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