Which apprenticeship fund is for you?

Do you want to grow your company while supporting local people into work? Have you thought of recruiting an apprentice but not sure how you would find one? 

Help is at hand - take a look at each apprenticeship funding pot available and find out which fund your business is eligible for.

Apprenticeships for Young People (AYP) Programme

  • Is your business based in Wigan Borough? Yes
  • Do you intend to recruit a Wigan resident and pay the apprentice at least the National Minimum Wage (external link) for age and not the lower Apprenticeship Minimum Wage? Yes
  • Is the apprenticeship a new post/vacancy? Yes
  • Do you intend to recruit a young person aged 16-24? Yes
  • Is the apprenticeship in manufacturing, engineering, digital or construction? Yes

If you answered as indicated, then you have met the criteria to apply for Apprenticeships for Young People funding - find out more about the AYP programme.

#SeeDifferent SME Apprenticeship Support

  • Is your business based in Wigan Borough? Yes
  • Do you intend to recruit a Wigan resident and pay the apprentice at least the National Minimum Wage (external link) for age and not the lower Apprenticeship Minimum Wage? Yes
  • Is the apprenticeship a new post/vacancy? Yes
  • Do you intend to recruit a young person aged 16-24? No
  • Is the apprenticeship in manufacturing, engineering, digital or construction? No
  • Have you employed an apprenticeship within the last two years? No
  • Do you have an annual pay bill of less than £3m? Yes

If you answered as indicated, then you have met the criteria for the #SeeDifferent funding - find out more about #SeeDifferent SME support.

SEDA Project

  • Is your business based in Wigan Borough? No
  • Is your business based in Greater Manchester? Yes
  • Have you employed an apprenticeship within the last two years? Yes
  • Do you have an annual pay bill of less than £3m? Yes

If you answered as indicated, then you need to check out the Stimulating Employer Demand for Apprenticeships (SEDA) project, which can provide the latest information around apprenticeship training, upskilling and funding - find out more about the SEDA Project (external link).

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