Apprenticeship Employer Incentive

Apprenticeship Employer Incentive

Employing an apprentice might seem like a big undertaking, but with our help and experience of apprentice recruitment, taking one on has never been easier. Whether you’ve never taken on an apprentice before or have put many through their qualifications, apprenticeships are a consistently smart way of investing in the future of your company and the industry as a whole.

Incentive payment for employing 16-24 year olds

  • £4,000 for each new apprentice recruited aged under 25 where the contract of employment is for at least 30 hours per week.

  • £2,000 for each new apprentice recruited aged under 25 where the contract of employment is under 30 hours per week. 

Payments will be limited to a maximum of ten apprentices per employer.
This incentive applies to apprenticeships delivered at Levels 2-5 only.

Incentive payment for employing apprentices aged 25 and over

  • £2,000 for each new apprentice recruited aged 25 and over where the contract of employment is for at least 30 hours per week.

  • £1,000 for each new apprentice recruited aged 25 and over where the contract of employment is under 30 hours per week.

Payments will be limited to a maximum of ten apprentices per employer.
This incentive applies to apprenticeships delivered at Levels 2-5 only.

Incentive payment for employing Disabled People

  • £1,500 for each new apprentice recruited.

Payments apply to all apprentices identified as disabled irrespective of age.
Payments can be claimed in addition to the 16-24, 25 and over and redundancy incentives.
This incentive applies to apprenticeships delivered at Levels 2-5 only.

Re-employment of Redundant apprentices

  • £2,600 for the re-employment of redundant apprentices to allow them to compete their training, where the contract of employment is at least 30 hours per week.

  • £1,300 for the re-employment of redundant apprentices to allow them to complete their training, where the contract of employment is less than 30 hours per week.

The incentive applies to apprentices made redundant between 23 March 2020 and 30 September 2021.
The incentive for employing redundant apprentices applies to all redundant apprentices irrespective of age.
The apprentice must continue to follow the same Apprenticeship Framework Pathway.
This incentive applies to apprenticeships delivered at Levels 2-5 only.

We are dedicated to delivering education and learning programmes and services that will meet the needs of the people we train and the companies we support

XR Training Centre

11 Village Farm Road, Village Farm Industrial Estate, Pyle, Bridgend, South Wales, CF33 6BL

Contact Us

  • enquiries@xrtraining-wales.co.uk
    01656 746688