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Funding

Training organisations will claim Apprenticeship funding, on behalf of employers, for the training they provide to apprentices. (Some very large employers choose to have their own contract with us for funding.)

The amount of funding for an Apprenticeship depends on the job role and the age of the apprentice. The table below summarises the amount of funding available for different age groups.

 

Age of apprentice  Proportion of funding available for training 
16 to 18  100% of course fees 
19 to 24
Up to 50% of course fees 
24 or over A contribution to the cost of the training if the
apprentice is aged 24 or older.

 

 

Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds

Employers that:

  • have up to 1,000 employees;
  • haven’t started an apprentice in the past 12 months; and
  • want to take on an apprentice (or apprentices) aged 16 to 24;

may be able to get a grant of £1,500 per apprentice from the National Apprenticeship Service. The grant has been developed to support business growth by offering young people employment through Apprenticeships.

An Apprenticeship was the first step to a promising career in IT for Joe Farnell.  His employer, Proactive ITS took Joe on as their apprentice in December 2011 when he was 17 years old, using the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE 16 to 24) of £1,500 which helped Proactive ITS cover the costs of starting a new member of staff.  Read Joe’s journey along with many other AGE grant case studies.

For more information, see the AGE-employer-fact-sheet-v16.

The Proactive IRS case study can be downloaded here.

 

 

Last Updated: 17/09/2014

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