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How Much Do Apprenticeships Pay UK

Apprentices are paid at different rates depending on their age, and the year they begin their apprenticeship. So how much do apprenticeships pay UK?

The wage you will be paid should be indicated in your work contract.

16 to 18 years of age

Under the National Minimum Wage, an apprentice currently gets £4.30 per hour.

19 years and older

You must be at least 19 years old and in your first year of college.

Under the National Minimum Wage, an apprentice currently gets £4.30 per hour.

19 years and completed your first year 

You must be at least 19 years old and have completed your first year of college.

You are eligible for either the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage based on your age.

The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage Calculator can assist you in determining if you are paid the minimum wage.

Updated on December 23, 2021

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