There is no better time than now to enrol a current or future employee onto one of our apprenticeship standards. With our tailored programmes and bespoke training, we can confidently say that we are apprenticeship experts.

This is a great opportunity to invest in your employeesdevelop their skillset and receive up to £3,000 for doing so.

HOW DOES THE APPRENTICESHIP INCENTIVE SCHEME WORK?

Claim on Apprentices who joined your organisation before 1 April 2021:

For new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1 August 2020 and 31 March 2021 aged:

  • 16 to 24, employers will receive £2,000
  • 25 and over, employers will receive £1,500

You must apply for these apprentices before 31 May 2021.

Claim on Apprentices who joined your organisation from 1 April 2021:

Employers will receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who join their organisation from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021.

You can apply for incentive payments for these apprentices from 1 June 2021 to 30 November 2021.

What can you use the payment for:

The payment is different to apprenticeship levy funds, so you can spend it on anything to support your organisation’s costs. For example, on uniforms, your apprentice’s travel or their salary. You do not have to pay it back.

Eligibility: 

You can only apply for new apprentices who joined your organisation between 1 August 2020 and 30 September 2021.

You cannot apply for an existing employee who joined your organisation before 1 August 2020, even if they started an apprenticeship after this date.

FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE:

Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT TESS?

The TESS Group are an Independent Learning Provider that can help you to meet your talent strategy goals for both employee skill development & business performance. 

If you’re an employer we can offer you two different methods of developing your staff, either through a work-based apprenticeship to add to your staff’s skills and increase employee engagement or you can utilise our bespoke Learning and Development team to give you the training tailored to your needs.