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Apprenticeship Funding

Quest Vocational Training can also currently offer Apprenticeships to candidates aged 16-65 years of age who meet the Skills Funding Agency eligibility criteria. 

The Apprenticeship programme consists of the Diploma or Certificate, Functional Skills Maths Level 1 and English for apprenticeship and Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook. Learners on Apprenticeship programmes will receive progress reviews every 9-12 weeks.

In order to apply for funding, the following criteria must be met:

  • Candidates must have been a resident in the EU for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Candidates must hold a National Insurance Number.
  • Candidates must hold a contract of employment and be working a minimum of 16 hours per week.
  • Candidates must be based in England.
  • Candidates cannot hold a Level 4 qualification or above.

Advanced Apprenticeship Funding

Quest Vocational Training can also currently offer Advanced Apprenticeships to candidates aged 16-65 years of age who meet the Skills Funding Agency eligibility criteria. 

The Advanced Apprenticeship programme consists of the Diploma Level 3 in the vocational qualification of your choice, Functional Skills Maths Level 2 and English for apprenticeship and in some cases Information Technology plus Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook. Learners on Advanced Apprenticeship programmes will receive progress reviews every 9-12 weeks.

In order to apply for funding, the following criteria must be met:

  • Candidates must have been a resident in the EU for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Candidates must hold a National Insurance Number.
  • Candidates must hold a contract of employment and be working a minimum of 16 hours per week.
  • Candidates must be based in England.
  • Candidates cannot hold a Level 4 qualification or above.

Other Links to Support Employers with Training Costs

There are a number of sources that employers can access additional funding through the sector skills councils or local authorities.

Links for funding through sector skills council

The Skills for Care sector skills council understands that employers and their staff need help to access funding for training. If you follow the link below it will direct you to the website which will give you a complete overview of the options available. Find out more

Dementia Funding Link

In response to the Prime Minister's dementia challenge, the Department of Health (DH) has commissioned Skills for Care to support the delivery of a national learning and development programme for the social care workforce supporting people with dementia. Find out more

Workforce Development Fund

The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is a funding stream from the Department of Health disseminated by Skills for Care. It focuses on the achievement of qualification units and supports the ongoing professional development of staff across the adult social care sector. Find out more

Workforce Development Innovation Fund

The Workforce Development Innovation Fund is a special funding stream within the Workforce Development Fund (WDF). It aims to fund projects that are innovative in their approach to influencing workforce development in the longer term. It has a similar focus to WDF - on supporting ongoing professional development of staff through vocational qualifications by increasing skills and competence. Find out more

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