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UP TO £9,000 INCENTIVE AVAILABLE WHEN RECRUITING APPRENTICES

New government incentives from 1st April 2020 - 30th September 2021 mean that for any new apprenticeship roles created there are incentive payments of £3,000

This is in addition to the £1,000 Government grant available for any business that recruits a new apprentice aged 16-18 years old and those under 25 with an
Education, Health and Care Plan

Plus, new £5,000 incentive for non-levy Staffordshire employers per apprentice hired (max of 3 apprentices).

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< £3m WAGE BILL

Companies that spend less than £3 million on their wage bill are called co-investors

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APPRENTICESHIP SERVICE

Employers must register for an Apprenticeship Service account to manage their apprenticeship training.

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95% FUNDED

Co-invest 5% of total training costs with 95% paid by the government.

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< 50 EMPLOYEES

Fully funded apprenticeship training if you recruit/upskill a 16 - 18 year old.

APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING FOR SMEs

If your business has a wage bill of less than £3million you are not required to pay the apprenticeship levy. You are required to co-invest by contributing 5% of the total apprenticeship cost. The Government pays the remaining 95%.

If you are a business with less than 50 employees and you’re employing an apprentice aged 16-18, then the apprenticeship training is fully funded by the Government. If you recruit or upskill an existing employee aged 19+ then you co-invest 5%.

USING THE APPRENTICESHIP SERVICE

The Apprenticeship Service is designed to help employers access new apprenticeship standards, training providers and funding for apprenticeships through an online service account.

It puts employers in control and allows you to access funding for apprenticeship training. It also allows you to choose the type of apprenticeships you want to run, the number of apprenticeships you take on, and the training provider that suits your needs.

Watch our webinar - Guide to using the Apprenticeship Service

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“Fran is the first apprentice we’ve taken on. The support we’ve had from Achieve Training (formerly PM Training) has been great. She has instantly become an integral part of our team and is a real team player.”

RECRUIT AN APPRENTICE

Apprentice Recruitment

Recruiting an apprentice is a great affordable way to bring new talent into your business. If you have less than 50 employees and you are employing an apprentice aged 16-18, this will be 100% funded by the government. 

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MAKE AN ENQUIRY

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SUCCESS STORIES

Read about businesses who are succeeding through apprenticeship recruitment and employee training with Achieve Training.