Harborough

Apprenticeship Funding

What is an apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships combine practical on the job training along with study to enhance subject knowledge and competence.

What are the benefits of a business taking on an apprentice?

  • Allow fresh new ideas into the business
  • Tailor to specific job roles creating flexible staff members to meet the needs of your business
  • Increase productivity and improve your bottom line

Grants of up to £750 are being made available by Harborough District Council to promote apprenticeships and what they can offer businesses.  This process is now being administered by Leicester Employment Hub

What are the criteria for the grant?

  • The business must be located within Harborough District
  • The apprentice must be located with Harborough District
  • The firm must have less than 150 employees
  • The business must not have taken on an apprentice within the last year (there may be flexibility on this depending upon circumstances)
  • Payment of the grant will be made after 13 weeks

Find out more information and apply for the Harborough apprenticeship grant online.