How much will employing an apprentice cost?

With over 500 apprenticeship standards available

it can be difficult to understand the costs involved with training and employing an apprentice. On this page, we break it down for you.

Use the toggle below to view two different examples of training costs

less than 50
more than 50

Less than 50 Employees

Example Cost of training

A Plasterer Level 2 qualification is £10,000

(This is the Maximum cost and could be much lower)

Government funding = £10,000

Cost of training to employer = £0

You can use our apprenticeship cost calculator via the button below to calculate the costs of training and employing an apprentice.

What incentives are you eligible for?

Please view the video below to understand more about what incentives are available to you as an employer.

Funding options

There are current incentives in place by the government, click the icon below to find out more.

There are current incentives in place by the government, click the icon below to find out more
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