Home › Forums › Data issues › Funding Rules – apprenticeship at lower level than qualification already hold This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Martin West 7 months, 1 week ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts Karen PhillipsParticipant Hi, Has anyone experience of employing an apprentice at a lower level qualification than they already hold for substantive new skills? We understand an audit trail and justification will need to be provided – could you advise on your experience? Kind regards Karen August 9, 2017 at 1:47 pm #186336 Sue BishopParticipant Hi Karen Can you complete a training needs analysis with the employer and learner? Regards, Sue August 9, 2017 at 1:57 pm #186347 Martin WestParticipant Hi Karen, There is no restriction on the level of qualifications for an Apprentice who has a lower level occupation. HTH August 9, 2017 at 2:01 pm #186351 Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.