Council Discount and Exemptions

Apprentices and youth training trainees

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Council Tax disregard for apprentices or youth trainees

An apprentice is a person who is:

learning a trade, profession, vocation etc undertaking a training programme that is accredited by the National Council for Vocational qualifications or the Scottish equivalent, and is receiving an allowance or salary less than would be paid if qualified, and in any case less than £195 gross (before deductions)

A youth trainee is a person who is:

under the age of 25 years, and undertaking training under arrangements that constitute an approved training scheme as defined in section 28 (6) I or the Social Security contributions and Benefits Act 1992.