Further education and skills – collection

Apprenticeship grant for employers of 16 to 24 year olds

Information for employers and training organisations about AGE 16 to 24.

The employer fact sheet and supporting documentation have been revised and are valid for claiming AGE Grants for apprentices starting from 1 April 2016 onwards.

For some areas the grant is managed locally and eligibility is different from the criteria in the documents hosted on this site.

Information about the Greater Manchester AGE programme, the Sheffield City Region AGE programme and West Yorkshire AGE programme is available.

From 1 August 2016 a further 5 areas will manage the AGE programme locally. Information on eligibility and how to access the grant can be found by following the links below:

Training Organisations

AGE is now included in the funding rules which forms part of a training organisation’s funding agreement with the SFA. For 2015 to 2016 this can be found in the SFA funding rules 2015 to 2016 – version 2 – addendum 4. For 2016 to 2017 AGE is included as part of the Apprenticeship framework funding rules.

  1. Apprenticeship grant: employer declaration and agreement

    • Guidance


  1. Apprenticeship grant: employer fact sheet

    • Guidance