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Our Academy Apprenticeships is all about developing digital talent needed by the industry in the way that best works for employers.
We’ve worked with a number of tech employers to develop a groundbreaking technical training programme for software developers, business analysts and data analysts, that continues to deliver industry leading results.
We can support employers to hire new talent through apprenticeship roles as well as up-skiling and training existing employees from across the business into these roles as a great way to retain and utilise existing company knowledge and insights, retaining more valuable staff.
Download a brochure below or get in touch to speak to one of our team.
Benefits of hiring an apprentice
Develop a highly skilled and motivated workforce
Ensure your employees are trained with the skills you want
Increase diversity, meaning better productivity and more innovation
Build company loyalty with high retention rates
How it works
Our programme operates on a co-design and co-delivery basis with industry members, guaranteeing credibility and relevance within the sector.
Employers are offered the opportunity to help inform and steer the curriculum throughout the programme to ensure it is always relevant to them.
We have programme starts for all apprenticeship pathways periodically throughout the year. Our next programme starts will take place January - April 2023. Please get in touch to find out more.
Our technical training programmes aligned to the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education standards nationally recognised qualifications.
We bring all of our programmes to life with guest speakers and mentors from industry.
What it costs
The Apprenticeship Levy means the amount of support your organisation receives to employ an apprentice will vary depending on the size of your company’s payroll (PAYE). Take a look at the funding flowchart to find out what the costs would be for you.
If your company’s payroll is over £3 million a year, then your company will be subject to the Apprenticeship Levy and this will be paid directly to HMRC via PAYE.
We can also support eligible SMEs to access several Apprenticeship Levy transfer funds to support with funding for this training. You also pay your apprentice's salary, which we recommend is at least the Living Wage.
Our employers generally pay an annual salary between £18,000 and £25,000, depending on the wider company employee benefits package.