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Apprentice pay rates

As an employee, you’re responsible for paying your apprentice for their normal working hours and any training they do as part of the apprenticeship.

You must pay them at least the National Minimum Wage rate depending on their age and the year of apprenticeship training they’re in.

The rates, per hour, from April 2020 are:


Under 19

19 to 20

21 to 24

25 and over

In 1st year





Have completed 1st year