Frequently asked questions
As the employer, what costs do we cover for an apprentice? Does this include all resit exams?
Employers need to cover the cost of all exams including resits and registration fees (with the exception of Level 2 Accounts/Finance Apprenticeship (AAT)).
Employers also need to cover the cost of any resit EPAs. The first attempt at EPA is included.
How does 20% off-the-job training work?
Apprentices must spend 20% of their contracted hours in training or the Apprenticeship isn’t valid. If an employer isn't providing the time, then the Apprenticeship would have to be stopped.
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What does a student need to qualify for the Apprenticeship scheme?
Apprentices must have been in the UK more than three years to be eligible for the Apprenticeship. They must also be based in the UK for 50% or more of their working hours.
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