A Government Apprenticeship grant of £1500 is available for up to 1000 employees who commit to employ one or more 16 – 24 year old Apprentices for the first time. The payment is a grant and exempt from VAT.
All we ask you to do is recruit an Apprentice and support them throughout their
programme. We offer a full recruitment service free of charge.
To be eligible for this grant you must meet the following criteria:
- Commit to employ the Apprentice for at least the time it takes to achieve the
- Agree to pay the Apprenticeship wage of £2.73 per hour (increasing from the 1st October 2015 to £3.30) for a minimum of 30 hours
- Confirm that you have not taken on an apprentice in the previous three years
- Priority will be given to small-medium sized employers with less than 250
Employers interested in taking advantage of this opportunity with Tameside
College should contact us via email at
or call us on 0161 908 6608.