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£2,000 incentive for Employers

There are many reasons how taking on an apprentice could help your business grow. You could fill a skill gap, develop the skills of your team and reduce staff turnover. Apprentices must be over 16 however there is no upper age limit now, therefore apprenticeships are also a positive way to upskill your current employees.

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Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice. Employers who hire a new apprentice between 1 August 2020 and March 2021 will receive a payment of:
·         £2,000 for apprentices aged 16 to 24
·         £1,500 for apprentices aged 25 and over

How can you use the payment? It can be spent on anything to support your organisation’s costs: Uniforms, travel, or salary. You do not have to pay this back.

You can only apply for this payment for new apprentices who started their contract of employment between 1 August 2020 and March 2021.

This is in addition to the existing £1,000 payment the government already provides. Learn More 

So how does it work?

  • It is simple for an apprentice to begin.
  • Brooklands College would advertise your vacancy on our website and the National Apprenticeship Service website gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship.
  • Potential apprentices apply.
  • Employers interview and select the apprentice.
  • Qualified, professional Brooklands College assessors regularly support both the apprentice and the employer throughout the apprenticeship.

We currently offer apprenticeships in Business Administration, Accounts, Customer Service, Commis Chef, Construction, Motor Vehicle, Hair Professional, Installation Electrician, Childcare, Teaching Assistants, Digital skills and health & Social care.

Apprenticeships are a great way to improve staff retention, diversify and freshen the workforce. 78% of businesses reported improved productivity when they employed an apprentice.

Learn about the benefits of employing an apprentice

Government guidance for employing an apprentice

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