Apply for a Council Tax discount - Apprentice, Youth Trainee or Skillseeker

If a member of your household is undergoing a training course as an Apprentice, Youth Trainee or Skillseeker, we may be able to give you a discount on your council tax bill.

To qualify, the trainee must be:

  • Aged under 25
  • Undergoing a recognised course of training
  • Paid no more than £195 per week gross

To qualify, the apprentice must be:

  • Paid no more than £195 per week gross
  • and the training must lead to a qualification recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulation or the Scottish Vocational Education Council

Important note: You will be asked to upload evidence from the apprentice, youth trainee, or Skillseeker's employer.

This can be:

If you have a paper version of the document, the quickest way to upload it as a digital file is to take a photo of it. You can take a photo on a mobile phone.

You can find out about how we manage the personal information you provide by reading the privacy policy.