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Apprentice Employer Grant - Deadline Extended - Perthshire Chamber of Commerce

Apprentice Employer Grant - Deadline Extended

Application deadline has been extended to 7 April 2021.

The Apprenticeship Employer Grant can help you take on a Modern or Graduate Apprentice within your business. It can also be used to develop the skills of an existing employee.  

This fund offers:

  • £5,000 for businesses who take on a 16 to 24-year old apprentice, or an apprentice aged up to 29 years who is either disabled, a care leaver or Black and Minority Ethnic (BME)
  • £3,500 for businesses who take on an apprentice aged 25 or over

Am I eligible?

  • You must not be receiving other government funding, such as Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) or Kickstart funding, during the same period of time for the same individual. Access to Work funding is permitted.
  • The apprentice cannot have started their apprenticeship before 1st December 2020. 


There are more criteria: check the full eligibility requirements on the Apprenticeships.scot website.


Visit the Apprenticeships.scot website for more information.

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