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Apprenticeship Grants and Initiatives

Due to current circumstances initiatives have been put in place to support employers who have apprentices and to encourage new apprenticeships. These government initiatives are here to help to minimise the financial impact on businesses and help you to continue to train apprentices.

These are the new initiatives you may be eligible for:

Payments for Hiring a Young Apprentice

You could be eligible for £1,000 for each eligible apprentice you hire who is either:

  • Aged 16 to 18 years old, or
  • Aged 19 to 25 years old and has an education, health and care plan or has been in the care of their local authority

Find out more here. 

The Redundancy Support Service

If you are looking to take on an apprentice, in the first instance please contact the Apprenticeship Team. Further information about taking on an apprentice who has been made redundant can be found here.

The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices has been set up to support apprentices who have been made redundant or think they might be in the future, Full details can be found here