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06 Oct 11 #291122 by jerseygirl100
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Hi, can anyone tell me if a child aged 16 doing a "level 2 employed apprenticeship" qualifies for child benefit.
Child currently earns approx £100 per week.


Many thanks

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07 Oct 11 #291250 by rubytuesday
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HI JG :)

If your child is in an employer provided apprenticeship, then they wont be eligible for CB - but if it is a course of "approved" training then they would be eligible.

This link from the HMRC website explains -

Child Benefit if your child is in further education or training

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07 Oct 11 #291295 by jerseygirl100
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Thanks Ruby, that is a great help :)

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