Apprenticeships

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 7th February 2013.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills 9:30 am, 7th February 2013

Apprenticeships are designed to help people develop the skills they need to enter an occupation, and to reskill and progress within a job. The 2011 apprenticeship pay survey found that 77% of apprentices had some experience of work with the same employer before the start of their apprenticeship.