How We Work With You

Learn about what to expect when dealing with the Hull College Apprenticeships team.

We will be supporting you to maximise your return on investment of the apprenticeship levy. With our dedicated apprenticeship recruitment team, Hull College Apprenticeships can provide you and your organisation with the expertise and support to guide you effortlessly through this new system, we offer:

• Advice and guidance on the levy.

• Training needs analysis.

• Workforce planning and support.

• Recruitment service for new apprentices.

• Upskill and reskilling of existing staff.

• Advice and guidance for DAS reservation.

• Up-to-date support regarding Government Incentives.


Hire An Apprentice

We work with businesses of all sizes to analyse training needs, identify relevant apprenticeships and the best way of providing the training.

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Our Apprenticeship Recruitment Service provides a responsive and customer focused service which offers a high quality, tailored experience to each employer.

Apprenticeships can deliver real returns to your bottom line. Apprenticeships are designed specifically to meet your needs as an employer, they ensure your staff have the skills and qualifications you need now and for the future.

By investing in apprenticeships, you can harness new talent and creative ideas, improve job satisfaction and reduce staff turnover. Apprentices are widely regarded as eager, motivated, flexible and loyal to their organisation. The training they receive via HCUK Training will increase their confidence, reliability and enthusiasm.

Business Benefits Of Apprentices

  • Apprentices help build a skilled workforce.
  • Apprentices provide a positive return on investment.
  • Apprentices are highly motivated workers.
  • Apprentices are loyal to your organisation.
  • Apprentices are a sustainable way of building your business with low risk.
  • There is significant support available to them and to you.

We support employers to maximise their return on investment of the Apprenticeship Levy. With our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment team, HCUK Training can provide you and your organisation with the expertise and support to guide you effortlessly through this new system. We offer:

  • Advice and guidance on the levy.
  • Training needs analysis.
  • Workforce planning and support.
  • Recruitment service for new apprentices.
  • Upskill and reskilling of existing staff.

The opportunity to reclaim your levy costs is one not to be missed and, as long as you are offering recognised apprenticeship training, you can take advantage of the offer. It comes with the promise that you could get more out than you put in.

An e-voucher system will ensure that the funding process is not open to abuse, so you can be sure that the money you pay as a result of the levy will benefit organisations committed to apprenticeships.


The incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice has now increased!

Employers will receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1st April 2021 to 30th September 2021.


The incentive payment is in addition to the £1,000 employers already receive for hiring an apprentice:

• aged 16 to 18 years old

• under 25 with an education, health and care plan or who has been in the care of their local authority


Apprentices who joined your organisation before 1st April 2021

For new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1st August 2020 and 31st March 2021 aged:

• 16 to 24, employers will receive £2,000

• 25 and over, employers will receive £1,500

You must apply for these apprentices before 31st May 2021.


Apprentices who joined your organisation from 1st April 2021

Employers will receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1st April 2021 to 30th September 2021.

You can apply for incentive payments for these apprentices from 1st June 2021.

What you can use the payment for

The payment is different to apprenticeship levy funds, so you can spend it on anything to support your organisation’s costs. For example, on uniforms, your apprentice’s travel or their salary. You do not have to pay it back.


Eligibility

You can only apply for new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1st August 2020 and 30th September 2021.

You cannot apply for an existing employee who joined your organisation before 1st August 2020, even if they started an apprenticeship after this date.