Apprenticeship Levy Paying Employers

Apprenticeship Levy Funds

NowSkills has been making sure that companies across the North West have been getting the most out of their levy funds, by working with businesses and delivering high quality and high standard IT apprenticeship programs. We understate it could be a hassle dealing with levy funds, hence why NowSkills is ready to help you every step of the way! We make sure that your levy funds benefits and supports young learners to kick start their careers. NowSkills does all for this for you and it won’t cost you anything!

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Funding for levy employers

The Apprenticeship Levy started on the 6th April 2017. Since then, employers in any sector with an annual payroll of over £3 million have to pay a Levy charged at a rate of 0.5% of annual payroll

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Enrol Existing Staff or Recruit New Apprentices?

At NowSkills we offer employers the option to enrol existing employees onto our apprenticeship programmes or we offer a free recruitment service to help you find the best new digital talent to bring into your organisation

Existing or New Recruits


Finding the Apprenticeship Levy rules a bit complex? We have some of the more common FAQs for you to have a look at on the next page. Don't worry if the answer you need isn't listed, we can still answer your questions about the Apprenticeship Levy

Levy faqs

Add your learners to the Levy Digital Apprenticeship Service system

Guidance on how to add a NowSkill's digital apprentice to your ESFA's Digital Apprenticeship Service account so that you can utilise your levy funds and set up automated payments

Add your learners to DAS

Transfer Levy Funds

Employers are now able to transfer levy funds to other employers who wishes to receive a transfer, in order to pay for their Apprenticeships training and assessment. Employers who pay into the apprenticeship levy and have unused apprenticeship funds can help support local employers and help out in the community or support a young person with their apprenticeship funding, levy paying employers could be making a difference for young learners.

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Levy Calculator

Use the Apprenticeship Levy calculator below in order to estimate how much your organisation will be paying towards an Apprenticeship monthly. It would be useful to know your organisation’s annual UK payroll.

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