26 Oct 2018
Statistics covering latest monthly apprenticeship starts, apprenticeship service registrations and commitments, and apprenticeship levy information.
There have been 369,700 apprenticeship starts reported to date between August 2017 and July 2018 for the 2017/18 academic year, and provides the provisional full year number of starts for the 2017/18 academic year.
This compares to 491,300 and 503,700 reported in the equivalent period in 2016/17 and 2015/16 respectively. Of these 369,700 apprenticeship starts reported so far in 2017/18, 161,700 were on apprenticeship standards.
The SIP’s apprenticeship survey has made a series of recommendations to increase uptake, and the SIP has welcomed the forthcoming review of the system.