Employers will be able to claim £1000 for every T Level student they host on a high-quality industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme.
The T Level employer incentive fund, launched in recognition of the impact the pandemic has had on many businesses, is designed to help cover financial constraints employers may face as a barrier to hosting placements in the short term.
Employers will be able to claim £1000 for each T Level student they host on a 45 day (315 hour) industry placement, and offers businesses an excellent opportunity tap into the emerging talent pipeline, whilst supporting the skilled workforce of the future.
Uniquely combining classroom study with industry placements, T Levels generate the skilled workforce that businesses need for the future. Students undertaking a T Level course gain the skills and experience they need to progress into work, further study or an apprenticeship.
Employers will be able to claim for up to 20 students, starting their T Level placements from now until July 2022.
Also announced, a procurement exercise, of up to £350,000, for an Employer Support Package, will taking place in the summer, for an organisation to offer employers T Levels support. Such support will include delivering webinars, and support sessions across England.
New T Levels employer guide
A new Employer Guide to help businesses understand how to host a T Level industry placement has been published. This includes details on what is expected of employers during the placement and can be found on GOV.UK.
If you are interested in finding out more about T Levels and how they can support your business, please complete the online T Level Contact Card form. One of our advisers from the Employer Support Team will endeavour to contact you within 2 working days to discuss further.