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How long does it take for the Apprenticeship team to contact me after filling in inquiry form?

It should take 3-5 working days for someone to get back to you.

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:30 AM
I have a non-UK employee wanting to do an apprentice. What Visa / Passport information and criteria do you need?

Apprentices need to be legally employed in the UK and normally resident in the EU for at least three years. See Government guidance.

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:31 AM
Is there an age limit for people who want to complete an Apprenticeship?

No. As long as they are over 16 years, they can complete an Apprenticeship

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:32 AM
How can I enrol apprentices with Kaplan?

Apprentices need to be in employment and in a relevant role. IE Management Apprentices need to be Managers and Finance Apprentices need to work in Finance. ...

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:33 AM
What resources will the apprentice receive to support them?

Kaplan will provide a package of flexible classroom training from our expert tutors and or online training via our e-learning systems.  In addition, we pro...

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:34 AM
If my trainee has a degree in Accountancy – are they still eligible for an Accounting Apprenticeship?

Yes, they will be able to complete the Level 7 apprenticeship, but they may have some exemptions. Practically speaking the only situation where the apprenti...

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:34 AM
What counts as 20% off-the-job training?

All learning activity directly connected to the Apprenticeship - whether conducted with Kaplan or in the workplace See our blog about off-the-job training.

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:35 AM
Does the 20% of the off the job training have to be completed in work time?

Yes - the 20% either has to be completed during normal working hours OR you have to give the apprentice time back in lieu for any study they’ve completed ou...

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:38 AM
How do I break down the cost of the apprenticeship? Do I pay upfront?

Payments profiles are set by the ESFA. With 80% of the cost spread evenly over the duration and the final 20% payable upon completion. 

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:42 AM
Can the apprentice still perform evening or weekend study via an Apprenticeship?

Yes BUT only if you provide your apprentice with time back in lieu OR paid overtime.

Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 8:43 AM