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    At the minute I am in my second year of a level 3 IT BTEC and am intending to move onto a degree apprenticeship when I have completed it in June 2018. I am 18 and will be 19 in August 2018. I currently claim income support and it is just enough to live on at the moment. I also get housing benefit and council tax exemption because I am in full time education.
    Would all of this stop when I move onto my apprenticeship? And if so would I be entitled to any other benefit or would I have to live off the money I receive from my apprenticeship (£3.50 p/h) until I finish my first year and get the National Living Wage after that.
    If it does stop and I am not entitled to any other benefit could I realistically live off apprentice wage if I can currently only just get by on £115 every 2 weeks with housing benefit and council tax exemption.
    Does anyone have any suggestions?
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    It depends - are you on Universal Credit or do you get HB from the council? Also, what borough are you in? If you're comfortable disclosing that, of course.
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    (Original post by Galahad_)
    It depends - are you on Universal Credit or do you get HB from the council? Also, what borough are you in? If you're comfortable disclosing that, of course.
    Not on UC because I'm on Income Support and I do get Housing Benefit from the council. I'm in the borough of Bolton.
 
 
 
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