Apprenticeship Funding Bands

Since the Department of Education request to assess existing standards, The Institute for Apprenticeships has been reviewing the funding bands of 31 standards.

29 of these standards have now been reviewed. Many standards will have their funding bands changed including; Digital Marketer, Infrastructure Technician, Network Engineer and Rail Engineering Technician.


Standard Name Pre-Review Funding Band Reviewed Funding Band
Digital Marketer £12, 000 £11, 000 (Band 14)
Infrastructure Technician £15, 000 £15, 000 (Band 18)
Network Engineer £18, 000 £17, 000 (Band 20)
Rail Engineering Technician £27, 000 £26, 000 (Band 29)


The department will continue to bring in older standards to the new band structure and commission reviews for a further 30 standards.

Further information on the review can be found here.

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