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The financial incentive helps you cover the wage and recruitment costs of taking on an apprentice who has been made redundant from another employer.
Take on a Modern or Graduate Apprentice on the same apprenticeship to complete their training and get £5,000 to help cover wage and recruitment costs. The incentive covers all sectors.
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.
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.
Find out about what Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships can bring to your business.
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