Apply for an apprentice discount

You may qualify for a Council Tax discount if an apprentice lives in your home who is:

  • employed to learn a trade, business, profession, office employment or vocation; and
  • undertaking a programme of training leading to an accredited qualification listed in the Register of Regulated Qualifications
  • employed at a salary or receiving an allowance which is much less than it would be for a person with the qualification and no more than £195 (gross) per week.

You will need

  • Your Council Tax account number
  • Four of the apprentice's recent wage slips. These will be returned to you within 14 days of receipt.

A letter from employer confirming:

  • Name of apprentice
  • Course name
  • Employer’s name and address
  • Current salary
  • Date training starts and ends

Before you start

This form is for new applications only.

Do not complete this form if you:

Your personal information provided on this form will be used in accordance with the Council’s Personal Information Policy.  

What happens next

We will either reduce the bill or let you know why we have not been able to do so.

If we need more information we will contact you.

Start my application

Medium - This form usually takes a few minutes to complete

Updated: 11 March 2016