Apprenticeship Employer Grant

Up to £5,000 per employee for employers registering employees onto an Apprenticeship (All AGES)

Support for employers taking on a Modern Apprentice

Whether it’s hiring someone new or developing an existing employee, apprenticeships can help provide the skills the business needs. The Apprenticeship Employer Grant has been made available to further support employers when taking on a Modern Apprentice within their business.

Employees put onto an apprenticeship from 1st December 2020 will be eligible. The scheme will close on 25th March or sooner if funding limits have been reached so the sooner you apply the better.

£5,000 PER EMPLOYEE AGED 16 TO 24 PUT ONTO AN APPRENTICESHIP (OR UP TO AGE 29 IF THE EMPLOYEE IS A CARE LEAVER, HAS A DISABILITY OR BLACK & MINORITY ETHNIC)*

£3,500 PER EMPLOYEE AGED 25 AND OVER PUT ONTO AN APPRENTICESHIP*

* UP TO TEN EMPLOYEES PER ORGANISATION

The Apprentice Employer Grant (AEG) is financial support for employers to recruit new apprentices as well as upskill existing employees who have moved into a new role and where the apprenticeship provides the means of upskilling for the new role. 

This grant has been put in place by the Scottish Government to help employers support the costs of work training for apprentices. The employer must engage with a provider such as ourselves that is contracted by SDS to deliver Modern Apprenticeship frameworks. 

Rules & Eligibility

Modern Apprenticeships available with us & eligible for Apprenticeship Grant Funding…

 

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