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FOI 0777 2020/21 Apprenticeship Queries

Freedom of Information Request: 0777 2020/21

I would be keen to understand your Apprenticeship Provision:

1. How much Levy do you currently use?

Summary of Apprenticeship finances as at end of April 2020 

Apprenticeship Levy paid out by UHB


Levy pot inc.
10 % top up
Levy funds
drawn down
Expired levy
(from July 2019)
to be used
£ 12,185,926.00 -£                   2,419,945.00 £                               1,038,727.00 £           8,727,253.00
-19.86% -8.52%


* As at 30 April 2020 UHB had unused Apprenticeship Levy of £1,038,727 which has now expired.

** It is anticipated that the maximum expired funds that UHB will lose if £2.6m over the next twelve months (of which £1.04m has already expired).


2. How many Apprentices do you currently have?


Type of Delivery Current Withdrawals Break in Learning Achieved Non-Ach’d TOTALS


21 9 15 28 1 74
External (procured) 360 77 75 12 0 524
TOTALS 381 86 90 40 1 598


3. What training providers do you use?


Always Consult Ltd
Aspire Achieve Advance
Aspiration Training Ltd
Association of Health Professions in Ophthalmology
Aston University
Birmingham City University
Birmingham Metropolitan College
Coventry College
Dudley College
Estio Training Ltd
Halesowen College
HIT Training
HTFT Partnership Limited
Interserve Learning & Employment (Services) Ltd
Open University
QA Limited
Riverside Training
Solihull College and University Centre
South and City College Birmingham
SR Supply Chain Consultants
Staffordshire University
TESS Group
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
University of West England, Bristol
Warwick University
Walsall College
Wolverhampton University


4. What Apprenticeship standards do you use?


Accountancy Taxation Professional
Assistant Accountant
Associate Project Manager
Business & Professional Administration
Business Administrator
Business and Administration
Carpentry and Joinery
Chartered Management
Commercial Procurement and Supply
Construction Building: Wood Occupations
Customer Service Practitioner
Digital & Technology Solutions Professional Degree
Engineering Manufacture: Engineering Maintenance
Engineering Manufacture: Engineering Maintenance(Electrical)
Health Pharmacy Services
Healthcare Assistant Practitioner
Healthcare Science Associate
Healthcare Science Assistant
Healthcare Science Practitioner
Health and Social Care
Heating and Ventilation
HR Support
Infrastructure Technician
Junior Content Producer
Learning Mentor
Nursing Associate
Operational/Departmental Manager
Pharmacy Technician
Plumbing and Heating
Production Chef
Professional Accounting/Taxation Technician
Senior Healthcare Support Worker
Senior Leaders Master’s Degree
Software Development Technician
Software Tester
Team Leader / Supervisor

5. How many IT Apprentices do you have?

Currently have 10 live learners, 1 x break in learning and 3 x achieved.


6. Who is the best contact for Apprentices?

Karen Jameson,


Head of Healthcare Careers & Development

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