If you want to develop your skills and progress your career, an apprenticeship may be your best option. These work-based, government-funded training programmes are open to anyone aged 16 and above. They provide a combination of education and employment, enabling you to get on-the-job experience while simultaneously earning money.
You may pick from several apprenticeship programmes, such as those that teach you how to become a mortgage adviser or a financial services administrator. However, before applying for these training opportunities, you must understand precisely what they entail, including any potential remuneration.
If your earnings as an apprentice exceed the specified amount, you will be obliged to pay National Insurance. You will likely be obliged to pay Class 1 National Insurance 12% of your weekly earnings as an apprentice.