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Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds

A national grant scheme which pays up to £1,500 to any business with under 50 employees in the UK, if they take on a new apprentice who is aged 24 or younger.

The £1,500 is in addition to the training costs.

Eligible employers are those who have not employed an apprentice in last 12 months (for first apprentice). Subject to budget availability and the employer's commitment to continue to employ the apprentice following the end of their programme, employers can get up to 5 grants. Fact sheet

Most employers need to find a training organisation to recruit apprentices for them.

To access the grant, either