The DWP have information about how you can ask ATW to pay for interpreters etc. for job interviews in BSL and English. (This is called Communication Support at Interview)
Click here to watch this information in BSL (YouTube)
Click here to read the information in English (.gov website)
DeafATW also has more information about applying for Communication Support at Interview that you might find useful.
Click here for more information about how to apply for an interpreter for an interview in BSL (DeafATW update)
How to apply to ATW for an interpreter for a job interview - information in BSL and English
The ATW cap (maximum award / budget) is worked out as 2 x the National Average Salary (NAS). If the National Average Salary goes up, then the ATW cap goes up too.
The old cap from April 2020 to March 2021 is £60,700.
The new cap from April 2021 to march 2022 is £62,900. (This is an increase of just over 3.6%)
For information, see below for caps for all previous years since they started:
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