Claim – West of England

The West of England Apprenticeship Grant for Employers is an incentive scheme for employers who wish to employ an apprentice. It provides a grant to help support an employer’s costs associated with employing and training a young person on an apprenticeship.

The West of England AGE Programme operates for employers based within the administrative boundaries of the Local Authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City and South Gloucestershire only.

Claim up to £2,500 in grants of either £1,500 or £2,500 when you recruit an apprentice!

Eligibility

Is my business eligible to claim the basic £1,500 Apprenticeship Grant for Employers?

An employer will be eligible where they meet the following criteria:

  • They are based within the programme area, that being the administrative boundaries of the Local Authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City and South Gloucestershire
  • They have fewer than 250 employees
  • They have declared that they are not able to take on an apprentice/s without an Apprenticeship Grant for Employers

Is my business eligible to claim the incentive £2,500 Apprenticeship Grant for Employers?

An employer will be eligible where they meet the following criteria:

  • They are based within the programme area, that being the administrative boundaries of the Local Authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City and South Gloucestershire
  • They have fewer than 250 employees
  • They have declared that they are not able to take on an apprentice/s without an AGE grant
  • They take on an apprentice that meets one or more of the following incentive criteria:
  • STEM
  • Construction
  • Level 3 or Higher
  • BAME

Application

If you believe you are eligible for the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers, Baltic Training will help process your application. Visit our FAQs, see what our happy clients say with our employer’s apprenticeship case studies, call us on 01325 731 050 or fill out the form below.

For more information, please see the AGE Fact Sheet and read more about the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers Process.