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What is Adopt an Apprentice?

The financial incentive helps you cover the wage and recruitment costs of taking on a Modern Apprentice who has been made redundant from another employer. It should be used to support an apprentice with employment for a minimum of 12 months.

For businesses in the oil and gas industry, the financial incentive is £5,000. For businesses in all other industries the incentive is £2,000.

How to apply

A training provider must make the application for you. You can search for a training provider on apprenticeships.scot or call our employer helpline on 0800 783 6000.

You can also download the Adopt an Apprentice guidelines 

Just so you know...

The financial incentive is deemed to be State Aid under European Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 of 18 December 2013. Businesses can only receive a maximum of €200,000 of such aid during a three-year period.

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