The Apprenticeship Grant for Employers has now ended. The last date for starts on the programme was 31 July 2017. Any queries relating to the programme should be referred to the service desk at SDE.email@example.com.
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The AGE 16 to 24 grant for employers aims to support businesses, who would not otherwise be in a position to do so, to recruit individuals aged 16 to 24 into employment though the apprenticeship programme.
The Skills Funding Agency will provide AGE 16 to 24 to eligible employers, in respect of qualifying apprentices, with an individual value of £1,500.
AGE 16 to 24 is for employers with fewer than 50 employees, who are new to apprenticeships or haven’t enrolled a new recruit or existing employee onto an Apprenticeship programme in the previous 12 months. Employers can be paid up to 5 grants in total.
To discuss your eligibility:
employers who are already linked to a training provider should consult their training provider for further advice
employers who are not already linked to a training provider can complete the online enquiry form or call 08000 150 600 - an adviser will contact you to discuss the support available in more detail