Scottish Government has launched grant to increase apprenticeships and create opportunities for young people

The new Apprenticeship Employer Grant will allow businesses to access financial support to help them take on young people under the Modern Apprenticeship programme.

The grant will provide:  

  • £5,000 for employers taking on or upskilling a 16 to 24-year old apprentice, and for those aged up to 29 years who are disabled, care leavers and Minority Ethnic
  • £3,500 for employers taking on or upskilling an apprentice aged 25 plus

Funding is available for apprentice starts on or after the 1st December 2020 and will be available until the 25th March 2021 or until the funding levels are exceeded.

Find out more about our Modern Apprenticeship programme or the Apprenticeship Employer Grant.

Contact our Business Development Team to discuss your requirements.