Lancashire Engaging Apprentices Programme (LEAP)

LEAP delivers a targeted mix of support, training and development for apprentices and their workplace mentors employed in the Lancashire SME workforce.

What does LEAP offer?

A suite of skills development, training and support opportunities

Support Apprentices to achieve and progress into higher level Apprenticeships through additional mentoring and training.

Provide CPD opportunities for workplace mentors to enable them to become more effective in supporting Apprentices to develop their work-related knowledge, skills and behaviours.

Support successful outcomes for Lancashire Apprentices environment through ensuring Apprentices can be fully supported by the Apprentice Levy and the services available to their employer through the Digital Apprentice Service.

Support career progression, tackle disadvantage and provide new skills leading to wider careers choices.

What are the benefits?

Funded training available

Additional support for both the employer and apprentice

Range of partners offering a wide range of provision

Who is it for?

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Employed within a Lancashire based SME
  • Be an apprentice or aspiring to be an apprentice OR Working within a role supporting apprentices

How do I find out more and apply?

Charlotte Duffell, ESF Project Manager


Tel: 07974188789

LEAP “Lancashire Engaging Apprentices Project” – UCLan

Additional information

Levy transfer is where an employer who pays the Apprenticeship Levy and has unspent funds, agrees to support another employer to pay for Apprenticeship training.


The Lancashire Levy Transfer Network (LLTN) is an impartial and free service that matches businesses wanting to transfer unused Apprenticeship Levy funds to businesses seeking support to fund the costs of Apprenticeship training for their employees.


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