FUNDING APPRENTICESHIPS

INCENTIVE PAYMENTS UPDATE FOR 2021

PAYMENTS FOR HIRING AN APPRENTICE HAS INCREASED

Employers will receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who join their organisation from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021.

The incentive payment is in addition to the £1,000 employers already receive for hiring an apprentice:

  • aged 16 to 18 years old
  • under 25 with an education, health and care plan or who has been in the care of their local authority

Apprentices who joined your organisation before
1 April 2021

For new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1 August 2020 and 31 March 2021 aged:

– 16 to 24, employers will receive £2,000

– 25 and over, employers will receive £1,500

You must apply for these apprentices before 31 May 2021.

Apprentices who joined your organisation from
1 April 2021

Employers will receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who join their organisation from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021.

You can apply for incentive payments for these apprentices from 1 June 2021 to 30 November 2021.

ELIGIBILITY

You can only apply for new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1 August 2020 and 30 September 2021.

You cannot apply for an existing employee who joined your organisation before 1 August 2020, even if they started an apprenticeship after this date.

For more information please refer here.

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