What is the minimum wage for a 17 year old apprentice?

What is the minimum wage for a 17 year old apprentice?

Apprentices under 19 – £4.30 an hour. Age 16-17 – £4.62 an hour. Age 18-20 – £6.56 an hour. Age 21-24 – £8.36 an hour.

Can a 17 year old get an apprenticeship?

Who can do one? Apprenticeships are for anyone above the age of 16 who isn’t in full-time education. There isn’t an age limit but they’re normally aimed at 16-24 year olds.

How many hours can a 17 year old apprentice work?

By law, workers aged 16 or 17 must not work more than 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week. They must also have, as a minimum: a 30-minute break if their working day is longer than 4.5 hours.

Can I still claim tax credits if my child does an apprenticeship?

If your child is not in full-time education and working in paid employment or completing an apprenticeship, they are not considered to be your dependant. This means your benefits for them will stop. As a single parent with a dependent child you need to work 16 hours or more to be eligible for working tax credits.

Do apprentices pay for their training?

For each apprentice you’ll pay 5% of the cost of training and the government will pay the remaining 95% you may be able to get extra funding for younger apprentices (aged 16-18) and apprentices who have been in care.

Can a 16 year old go straight into work?

Young people can start full-time employment as soon as they leave school, which is on the last Friday in June of the year that they turn 16 years old. If a young person starts a full time job at 16 they will still need to complete at least 280 guided learning hours a year in education or training.

Is an apprenticeship classed as full time education?

So, are apprenticeships as full time education? In short, yes. If you do an apprenticeship, you aren’t breaking the law. However, don’t confuse full time education with full time classroom learning – with an apprenticeship you will gain the benefits of both classroom learning, and also practical learning.

How old do you have to be to be an apprentice in the UK?

An adult apprentice or trainee is someone who starts their apprenticeship or traineeship when they are 21 years old or older. High school students can also do a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship, which combines work, training and secondary education.

What makes an apprentice a mature age apprentice?

As a mature age apprentice (depending on how old you are), you generally will have more life experience under your belt compared to your younger counterparts. Employers seek apprentices who have the ability to take on constructive criticism, take on instructions well and are easy to work with.

When do you move up to the next level of apprenticeship?

There are 2 ways an apprentice can move to the next level of an apprenticeship: time-based – the apprentice moves up to the next pay level after they’ve worked a certain amount of time (eg. 12 months)

How many days a year do you get paid as an apprentice?

You’ll get at least 20 days paid holiday per year, plus bank holidays. Use the holiday calculator to check holiday entitlement for apprentices. If you’re under 25 when you start your apprenticeship and have previously been in local authority care, you may be eligible for a bursary payment.

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