Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Gateway for CECA Members

CECA is a gateway service for the Government’s Kickstart Scheme. This scheme will create job placements for 16-24 year olds, working 25 hours a week for a 6 month period who are currently on Universal Credit.

Employers can be any size and the funding will cover:

  • 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months
  • associated employer National Insurance contributions
  • employer minimum automatic enrollment contributions

Watch a recording of our webinar detailing CECA’s involvement with the Kickstart Scheme below, covering some FAQs, here.

How to Register

  • You can register your interest or contact us for more information here.

How to Apply

  • You can apply for Kickstart placements by clicking the button below and completing the application form.

Please ensure you complete the application form in full, once complete please e-mail it to

CECA will be submitting applications every 8 weeks, please contact us on for further information.

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