To make use of your levy pot and to pay for apprentice training, you will need to connect to Cranfield University as your provider on the Apprenticeship Service website. Once you have sent your request to us, we will add your apprentices to your cohort.​ A new cohort request will need to be made for each new intake of apprentices. 

Cranfield’s UKPRN: 10007822

Log on to the Apprentice Service website at

  1. Select the Apprentice tab at the top of the page, click on Start now. 

  2. Select the organisation from the list that pays the apprentice’s salary. You may only have one organisation listed here, click on Continue.

  3. Enter Cranfield’s UKPRN number 10007822, click Continue. 

  4. Select Cranfield University is your training provider, click on Continue.

  5. On the Start Adding Apprentices page, select I would like my Training Provider to add apprentices. Click on Continue. 

  6. You can send us a message to say Hi, and that you are ready for us to add successful apprentice applicants. Please include details of those who will be applying as apprentices and to add the details of the key contact in your organisation for all your apprentices. This could be someone in HR, L&D, or your Apprenticeship Manager, for example. Click on Send.

  7. That’s it, you have now submitted your request to connect to us as a provider. We will do the rest. We will be in contact with you shortly to confirm your request. 

  8. When we add apprentices to your cohort, you will need to confirm them on the Apprenticeship Service site, you will be notified by email to do this.  

If you have questions, please contact our Apprenticeships Office

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