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Apprenticeship funding and performance management rules 2017 to 2018


The ESFA today (23 Feb) reissued the rules that will apply to all apprenticeship provision funded by the ESFA following the introduction of the apprenticeship levy.

Apprenticeship funding: rules and guidance for employers

These documents set out the funding and performance management rules for employers, employer-providers and training providers delivering the new apprenticeship programme from 1 May 2017.

The funding rules cover the period May 2017 to March 2018 and apply to all apprenticeship programmes starting on or after 1 May 2017. This includes both apprenticeship frameworks and standards.

The funding rules form part of the terms and conditions for funding apprenticeships by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Please make sure you read the rules plus both adendeums

Training providers can contact ESFA through their Business Operations Service Desk at [email protected] or telephone 0370 267 0001. You can also contact your provider management manager/adviser.

Employers requiring further support can contact ESFA through our Apprenticeship Business Support team on 0800 015 0600.

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