Apprenticeship Employer Grant (AEG)

Some key information about the Apprenticeship Employer 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.
  • £3,000 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 2020 or until funding levels are exceeded, whichever comes first.
  • Funding can be accessed for up to 10 new starts per employer.


The SDS website has now been updated with the latest information on the application process, the rules/eligibility and FAQ’s. Click here for more information.