Apprentices and Youth Trainees

If you’re an apprentice or in training you may not be counted for Council Tax.

Do I qualify?


If you’re an apprentice you:

  • must be employed for the purpose of learning a trade or profession
  • are undertaking a training programme leading to a qualification
  • receive no more than £195 per week
  • receive a salary substantially less than is likely once you achieve the qualification

Youth trainee

As a youth trainee you should be:

  • under 25 years of age
  • on a Training Credit Scheme


How do I apply?


You can upload your application form (PDF, 143.3 KB) through My Gloucester if you've linked your Council Tax account.

How to link your account?

First you'll need to sign up to My Gloucester and sign in, then you can link your Council Tax account.

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Download and complete the form (PDF, 143.3 KB) and send to us at You must include the Council Tax account reference number in your email to us and the word reference in the subject of your email. For example 'Reference [Your Council Tax number]'



Download and complete the form (PDF, 143.3 KB) and send to us at Gloucester City Revenues & Benefits, PO Box 2017, PERSHORE, WR10 9BJ