We offer several grants and bursaries to help make recruiting an engineering apprentice, or supporting your employees through full- or part-time study courses, more accessible. We also offer financial support for apprentices to aid their intermediate and advantaged practical education programmes. Priority is given to non-levy paying companies.
Browse our various PPMA BEST grants and bursaries to check your eligibility.
A PPMA BEST grant is available to non-levy paying employers recruiting their first engineering apprentice.
A PPMA BEST grant is available for apprentices, progressing to a higher or degree-level apprenticeship, to purchase equipment.
A 50/50 match-funded bursary, shared between PPMA BEST and the sponsorship company, to help employees with part-time HNC/HND courses.
A match-funded bursary, shared between PPMA BEST and the sponsorship company, to cover the graduate course.
Infographic to show the progression from intermediate and advanced apprenticeships, onto even higher / degree apprenticeships (in England, Wales and Scotland).