Apprenticeship Grants

Apprenticeship Grants for Employers of 16 to 24 year-olds (AGE 16-24)


The AGE 16 to 24 is aimed at helping eligible employers to offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme, by providing wage grants of £1,500 to assist employers in recruiting their first apprentice. We want to encourage take up within small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Enterprise M3 LEP area.

To check if you are eligible and to apply for AGE 16 to 24 you can:
• Complete the online form
• Call the National Apprenticeship Service on 08000 150 600
• Contact Adele O’Sullivan, Employer Account Manager via email: Adele.OSullivan@apprenticeships.gov.uk or via mobile on 07977 278 139
• View/download the fact sheet and presentation for further information on the AGE 16 to 24


For more information visit the apprentices webpage.