School Type  Employer  Levy/Non-Levy 
Foundation  Governing body can agree the wage you offer  Non levy. If 49+ FTE, 5% of training cost is applicable 
Community  Local Authority. Advised to pay Grade A wage, but you can pay the apprentice wage if the governing body/committee agree  Levy – Cost of training is funded by the council levy 
Voluntary Controlled (faith schools)  Local Authority. Advised to pay Grade A wage, but you can pay the apprentice wage if the governing body/committee agree   Levy – Cost of training is funded by the council levy  
Voluntary Aided (faith schools)  Governing body can agree the wage you offer  Non levy – If 49+ FTE, 5% of training cost is applicable 
Academies/Trusts  Governing body can agree the wage you offer   Depends – Levy if wage bill exceeds 3 Million as a collective. If wage bill does not exceed 3 Million but you employ more than 49+ FTE, 5% of training cost is applicable 
Independent  Governing body can agree the wage you offer  Depends. Levy if wage bill exceeds 3 Million as a collective. If wage bill does not exceed 3 Million but you employer more than 49+ FTE, 5% of training cost is applicable 
Private  Governing body can agree the wage you offer  Depends – Levy if wage bill exceeds 3 Million as a collective. If wage bill does not exceed 3 Million but you employer more than 49+ FTE, 5% of training cost is applicable