The Apprenticeship Levy 2017: We can help

Guidance and apprentice recruitment assistance for employers seeking advice about the Apprenticeship Levy 2017.

The Apprenticeship Levy is part of a government initiative to get three million apprentices in training by 2020. Certain employers will be required by law to pay money into the Levy. If the criteria apply to you, you may have some questions about apprentices, training, and what it means for your business.

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The important stuff
6th April 2017

The date the levy takes effect.

£3 million

If your minimum pay bill as an employer is greater than this, you'll be required by law to pay in to the Levy.


The proportion of your total annual pay bill that must go towards the levy.

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GTG Training has been added to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, which means we are approved to provide apprenticeships to levy-paying employer partners.

How can an apprenticeship benefit my business?

  • The average apprenticeship can deliver productivity gains of over £10,000 per annum.
  • Apprentices bring in fresh ideas and energise other employees.
  • Apprenticeships result in a more skilled and loyal staff force.
  • There's funding available to support you… and your apprentice.
  • The best part? You'll know you helped someone get into employment.
Did you know?

We also offer a free consultancy service, to help both levy and non-levy paying employer partners. We can help you identify skills gaps in your business and recommend changes to help you improve productivity.

What apprenticeships are available?

GTG Training delivers over 2300 apprenticeships a year, in a variety of specialisms.
Business Skills
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Automotive Technical
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Discover GTG West Midlands

With its central location, GTG Training West Midlands is easily accessed from across the country. Our newest facility is equipped with technical classrooms, IT rooms and a purpose-built driver training centre, so we've got everything your apprentices need for a smooth and hassle-free learning experience.

Don't just take it from us – see what our apprentices have to say:
Jennifer Chrystal Customer Service Apprentice

'My apprenticeship would be beneficial for those who enjoy working with the public and have good communication and problem-solving skills.'

Jennifer Chrystal Customer Service Apprentice

Kieran Bynes Motor Vehicle Body Repairer Apprentice

'In five years' time I hope I'll still be in my place of work, having been kept on after my apprenticeship.'

Kieran Bynes Motor Vehicle Body Repair Apprentice

Fraser Black Hillington Renault Dacia – Technician

'Can I just take this opportunity to say how well structured the program is? Nothing is rushed or overlooked, it is designed to accommodate everyone's needs.'

Fraser Black Hillington Renault Dacia – Technician

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