Boost: Young Apprenticeship Grant

Boost: Young Apprenticeship Grant

This opportunity is being funded by Lancashire County Council, with 100 grants available to businesses with less than 250 employees in Lancashire that have not recruited an apprentice in the last two years.

Not only a cash boost but when the government covers nearly all the training costs, this is an opportunity for your business. With free guidance, support and impartial advice to assist your business in how apprenticeships can be utilised to their greatest benefit for the whole workforce, current and future. 

The funding is part of Lancashire’s Economic Recovery and Growth Fund and is targeted at the recruitment of 16- to 24-year-old apprentices.

How does it work?

If you’re thinking of apprenticeships, but want to find out more. If you’re already recruiting or have an apprentice ready to start, it doesn’t matter! This grant sits alongside any arrangement you have with a college, university or provider.

Payment is direct to the business in two equal instalments. The first payment follows the enrolment of the apprentice, and the second payment follows 90 days later (as long as the apprentice is still receiving training).

Eligibility requirements

Businesses eligible:

  • Located in Lancashire, excluding Blackburn with Darwen, and Blackpool
  • Small and medium enterprises with revenue of less than £50 million and less than 250 employees
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