Certain regulations have to be adhered to when hiring apprentices such as paying each apprentice a minimum wage, as outlined below. Employers must also complete Health & Safety Parts 1 & 2 – part one will be arranged by the college & part 2 by an assessor. Your Business Account Manager can go through all of the regulations with you in more detail.
National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice:
|Age||Rate per hour|
|21 and over||£6.95|
|18 to 20||£5.55|
|Apprentice (under age 19 or in first year of apprenticeship)||£3.40|