There is a grant available for employers who employ an apprentice aged 16-18 years old.

The total grant per apprentice is £1,000 which is payable in 2 instalments of £500. The payment will be made directly to employers in two equal instalments, where the apprentice is still in learning at day 90 and day 365.

Claiming the payment

Further eligibility criteria applies - if you would like to find out further information or require assistance, please contact our Apprenticeship team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.