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Hire and Apprentice or Develop Your Staff

Whether you want to use apprenticeships to upskill your existing workforce or to recruit fresh new talent, you need to be confident that your apprentices will develop the skills your business needs. Our qualified training team are experts in their field, using their knowledge and experience of industry to deliver relevant, dynamic and quality training, based on the current apprenticeship guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions About Funding

How soon can we recruit a new starter for an apprenticeship role?

If you require a new starter for an apprenticeship role, we can source a candidate for you very early on within your crisis period. We have a certain candidates who would usually wait for specific vacancies in certain roles. Our free recruitment service makes finding your ideal apprentice easy

Funding for your business

Apprenticeships are a cost effective way to upskill your teams or bring fresh new talent into the workplace.

If your business is an Apprenticeship Levy payer, the cost of apprenticeships is fully covered.

If your business does not pay the Apprenticeship Levy, you are still entitled to 95% of your training costs funded by the government.

What is the Apprenticeship Levy?

The apprenticeship levy is a Government initiative introduced to fund apprenticeship training and boost apprenticeships across England. It is a form of taxation that applies to businesses that have an annual payroll of more than £3 million.

What does the Levy cover?

Employers who pay the Apprenticeship Levy can use the funds to cover the full cost of apprenticeship training and assessment up to the maximum funding band for the Apprenticeship Standard. The Levy cannot be used to pay for apprentice salaries however, there are additional financial incentives that you can use towards these costs.

Expand Your Workforce

Tailored apprenticeship programmes for large cohorts, designed to suit the needs of your business. We have dedicated support to help you identify crucial skills gaps in your workforce. Our seamless recruitment process is in place to find the new talent you need.

Our Trainers

Industry experienced trainers and dedicated one-to-one apprentice support from day one. Your apprentice will be supported all the way. They will be equipped with 365 messaging infrastructure with their assessors. They are also provided with state of the art learning tools make the journey more productive. 

When Do We Need An Apprentice

Whether you’re a large levy payer looking to upskill cohorts of employees at a time, or a small business needing a cost-effective way to take your resources level higher,  you’re in the right place.

Explore all our courses

Level 2 Courses

Our level 2 courses can get you started, whether you are looking at Apprenticeship or Adult Education Budget, these level 2 courses can get you up to speed. Among this list, only ICT is an Adult Education Budget however the rest are all Apprenticeship programs. 

Explore all our level 3 courses

Level 3 Courses

  • Business Administration
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Lead Adult Care Worker
  • Information Communications Technician
  • Early Years Educator

Enhance subject area knowledge and develop specialist expertise for your teams

Explore our Work Skills and Adult Education Budget Courses

Work Skills Courses

  • Information & Communication Technology Level 2
  • BTEC Certificate in Health & Social Care Level 1
  • BTEC Certificate in Health & Social Care Level 2

Our AEB Course is to get you started in any work front. Whether you are looking to start your career in Admin area or even technical areas, this might be a great start for you. 

Contact Centre Opening Hours

Our opening times are from Monday – Friday,  from 9am to 5pm, except on Bank Holidays.

Stanfords Training Ltd

2nd Floor Wolverley House, 18 Digbeth
Birmingham, B5 6BJ

Phone: 0121 633 8100

Once you submit an inquiry, A member of staff will get back to you assisting you with your inquiry. We ask for relevant contact details in order to contact you and respond to your query. 

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