Exploring funding for apprentices with additional needs

Research into the effectiveness of funding to support apprentices with learning difficulties, disabilities or disadvantage.

Findings from interviews with apprenticeship providers, employers and third party organisations. This report identifies areas to consider in the future development of apprenticeships funding policy.

The interviews explored how organisations define and identify:

  • support needs
  • the support they provide to apprentices
  • the funding they access to meet these needs
  • whether the support enables apprentices to participate in and complete their programme