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Apprentice discount

If you live with an apprentice, it may be possible to claim a Council Tax discount of 25%, and if you are the only adult resident at a property, your discount could be up to 50%. 

Find out if you’re eligible 

To qualify, the apprentice must be:

  • employed for the purpose of learning a trade, business, profession, office, employment or vocation
  • undertaking a programme of training leading to a qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
  • employed at a salary or receiving an allowance, or both, which in total amounts to substantially less that the salary the person would be likely to receive once they are qualified and have received no more than £195 gross per week.

How to apply

To apply for the discount, please complete our online form. You’ll need to know your Council Tax account number.

Apply for apprentice discount (Bournemouth residents).

Apply for apprentice discount (Christchurch residents).

Apply for apprentice discount (Poole residents).

If you need any help with completing the form, please contact us.