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National Minimum Apprenticeship Wage increase

On April 1st the National Minimum Apprenticeship Wage increases from £3.40 up to £3.50 per hour
Current rates
These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April.


Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:
• aged under 19
• aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship
Apprentices are entitled to the minimum wage for their age if they both:
• are aged 19 or over
• have completed the first year of their apprenticeship

Advanced Learning Loans

Anyone over the age of 19 can apply for the Advanced Learning Loan for their training costs.

To talk to us about funding for your course, please call us on 01753 596 004 or email

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