Inclusive Apprenticeships are a flexible, bespoke earn while you learn apprenticeship programme designed for those with recognised learning difficulties/disabilities.
Benefits of recruiting an Inclusive Apprentice include:
Financial incentives to employers
• £3,000 for all apprentices regardless of age (available from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021)
• An additional £1,000 for learners with a current Educational Health and Care Plan up to the age of 25
Criteria and Eligibility:
As part of an apprenticeship learners will:
Next steps – more information
Essex County Council Targeted Employment Team are continuously looking to work with local inclusive employers to create meaningful opportunities as we want all young people to have the best possible start on their journey to employment and achieve the bright and ambitious futures that they deserve. The Targeted Employment Team work alongside the Essex Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Service and can work with employers who would like to support an inclusive apprenticeship either by offering an inclusive apprenticeship or gifting levy to fund an apprenticeship.
If you would like to work with us or require more information about Inclusive Apprenticeships and how to imbed them within your organisation; please feel free to email us at