Apprentice FAQ

Apprentices aged 16 to 18, or 19 + and in the first year of their
apprenticeship are entitled to the apprenticeship minimum wage.
Apprentices aged 19+ and past the first year of their apprenticeship, are
entitled to at least the National Minimum Wage for their age.

Apprentices must work a minimum of 30 hours per week, and for
those aged 18 and under they can not work more than 40 hours.

Apprentices are entitled to statutory work rights which include;
contract of employment, paid holidays, sick pay, minimum of 28 days
annual holiday and the national minimum wage for apprentices. – For
further information refer to UK Government guidance.