What is a Degree Apprenticeship?
Designed in partnership with employers, higher and degree apprenticeships offer a higher education qualification, work experience and industry-relevant skills to create graduate calibre individuals within your organisation. Apprenticeships are an excellent way to raise productivity levels, improve staff retention and develop a flexible and highly skilled workforce & management team.
Our apprenticeships will typically take between one and four years to complete, depending on the subject and the prior experience of the apprentice.
Apprentices will spend 20% of their contracted time in ‘off-the-job’ activities, which will include on-campus workshops, independent research, and other development associated with their role.
If you are a school or college leaver looking for entry into employment, an existing employee wanting to develop new skills, or an employer looking to recruit or upskill your staff, an apprenticeship could be a solution.
Register your interest
Whether you are a prospective apprentice or an employer, let us know which apprenticeships you're interested in and we'll be in touch.Contact us
Good for apprentices
You'll be paid during your apprenticeship and there are no tuition fees to pay.
All costs are covered by your employer and the government, so you get a debt-free university experience.
You will study part-time here at Leeds Trinity, building on your experience in your workplace.
How to apply
You will need to have the support of your employer and you'll usually be employed for at least 30 hours per week.
Get in touch with us, and we'll contact your employer.
If you are not currently in employment or you looking to change direction, you can search live vacancies on the apprenticeship service website, or get in touch with the service directly on:
Good for employers
Our professional Apprenticeships are aimed at both new and existing employees, and combine part-time study at Leeds Trinity with workplace training.
Higher-level skills are vital to business performance and economic growth.
Through apprenticeships, you can fill your higher-level skills gaps efficiently and effectively by tailoring the learning to your workplace.
- help you attract and retain higher calibre staff
- provide opportunities for existing staff to progress
- develop a more motivated and committed workforce
If you’re an employer with a pay bill over £3 million each year, you will pay the apprenticeship levy monthly. This is calculated at 0.5% of your pay bill, which must be spent on apprenticeship training within your own organisation and in others through Levy Transfers. Funds in your account receive a 10% top up from the Government.
Funds are managed through your Apprenticeship Service account. Funds in the account will expire after 2 years if unused.
From January 2020, employers who do not pay the apprenticeship levy must create an account with the Apprenticeship Service Account to be able to reserve Government funding for an apprenticeship. This reservation ensures that funds will be available to pay for the training from the point the apprenticeship starts.
Apprenticeship Levy Transfers
Levy paying employers can transfer up to 25% of unused annual levy funds to pay for apprenticeship training in other organisations.
If you are interested in sending or receiving a Levy Transfer contact our Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning & Skills
To create your Apprenticeship Service Account, please click on the link below:
For more information, contact our Centre for Apprenticeships, Work-based Learning & Skills:
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