The AGE 16 to 24 Grant for Employers aims to support businesses to recruit individuals aged 16 to 24 into employment through the apprenticeship programme.

The Skills Funding Agency will provide £1,500 towards the AGE 16 to 24 grant funding to eligible employers per qualifying apprentice.

AGE 16 to 24 is for employers with less than 50 employees who are new to apprenticeships or haven’t enrolled a new recruit or existing employee onto an Apprenticeship programme in the previous 12 months. Employers can access up to five grants in total.

Up to five grants per organisation

Available to businesses employing up to 50 people

£1,500 grant

Apprenticeships providers can help with further information