Employers will set their own entry requirements which are likely to be at Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) Level 6 - equating to a Higher Apprenticeship, an existing engineering degree or an equivalent amount of experience (to meet Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) requirements). The scheme is designed both to upskill existing engineers and attract new entrants in early or midcareer.
For employers to receive government contribution towards this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be eligible for funding if:
Other individuals could be eligible who do not meet the above list.
For further guidance on apprenticeship trailblazer funding eligibility, please see the common SFA funding rules document. This document can be found here. Note this is document is for 2016/17 and is revised each year.
If you are keen to learn more, please contact Malcolm Healey