Thinking of taking on an Apprentice? - Get a grant

You may be entitled to an apprenticeship grant for up to 5 apprentices

You may get a £1,500 apprenticeship grant if:

  • you have less than 50 employees
  • your apprentice is aged 16 to 24

You can claim support for up to 5 apprentices.

Fill in the enquiry form or contact the National Apprenticeship Service to check you’re eligible and apply.

National Apprenticeship Service - Telephone: 0800 015 0600 

The amount you could get varies depending on whether the candidate is:

  • aged 16 to 18 - you can get all their course costs up to advanced level apprenticeship qualifications, e.g. higher diplomas or A-levels
  • aged 19 to 23 - you can get half of their course costs
  • 24 years and older - you may only get a contribution

Apprenticeships are also available through:

West Kent College - emilystone@westkent.ac.uk

Skills & Employability Service - guy.robinson@kent.gov.uk