Applications are now open for the SDS Apprenticeship Employer Grant, a new Scottish Government initiative developed in response to the pandemic.
All information and grant conditions with FAQs, guidance and a link to the application form can be accessed on apprenticeships.scot. Read More>>
Some key information about the Grant:
• £5,000 for employers taking on or upskilling a 16 to 24-year through a Modern of Graduate Apprenticeship, and for those aged up to 29 years who have a disability, are care experienced or are from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
• £3,500 for employers taking on or upskilling an individual aged 25 and over through a Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship.
• Applications are open to eligible employers where the apprenticeship start date was on or after 1st December 2020.
• Funding will be available for starts until 25th March 2021 or until funding levels are exceeded, whichever comes first.
Funding can be accessed for up to 10 new starts per employer.
If you have any questions not covered in the information on apprenticeships.scot please contact Linda.Fraser@sds.co.uk