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Are you aware that the minimum wage for apprentices will increase on 1st April from £3.70 to £3.90 per hour?

Please make the necessary adjustments if this is relevant to you (we are aware some of you already pay higher than the minimum wage)

Apprentices are entitled to the apprentice rate if they’re either:

  • aged under 19
  • aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship

For example: An apprentice aged 22 in the first year of their apprenticeship is entitled to a minimum hourly rate of £3.70.(£3.90 after 1/4)

Dimensions Training Solutions are seeking supply chain partners to support the delivery of their recently awarded ESFA ESF contract to supply support for individuals who are NEET or at risk of NEET in the D2N1 LEP area.

Please complete the Expression of Interest form by close of business 22nd March 2019 and return to

Adults earning less than the national living wage and who live outside of Mayoral combined authorities with devolution deals will continue to benefit from fully funded training next year.

Last year, the Department for Education launched a trial enabling providers in receipt of ESFA funded adult education budget to fully fund learners who are employed and in receipt of a low wage and cannot contribute towards the cost of co-funding fees.

Make the difference - Be the difference - and help change people’s lives at YMCA Derbyshire

If you are interested in utilising your talents for a worthy cause, and making a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, then there may be a role for you at YMCA Derbyshire.

Latest Vacancies

Community Café Cook (Weekends)

Approx 12 hours per week Saturday and Sunday

£8.78per hour

Closing date: 15 March 2019

Towards Work Administrator – Chesterfield

FE Week have reported what many providers in the industry are currently experiencing when it comes to apprenticeships…

Training providers’ non-levy funding is running dry and some are even having to turn apprentices away – but the government can’t offer more cash as it doesn’t have any left in the system.

The unprecedented issue, which one sector leader has described as “market failure”, comes just weeks after the Department for Education launched a new campaign to drive up the number of apprenticeships in England.