Apprentices: Greater London

Innovation, Universities and Skills written question – answered on 19th January 2009.

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Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government), Shadow Minister (Treasury), Vice-Chair (Youth), Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many apprenticeships were (a) started and (b) completed in (i) London and (ii) the London Borough of Wandsworth in the academic year (A) 2003-04, (B) 2004-05, (C) 2005-06 and (D) 2006-07; and in what trades such apprenticeships were undertaken in each such year.

Photo of Siôn Simon Siôn Simon Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

Table 1 shows the number of apprenticeship starts and completions in London and Wandsworth local authority from 2003/04 academic year to 2006/07.

Table 1: Apprenticeship starts in London and Wandsworth local authority, 2003/04 to 2006/07
2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07
London
Starts 11,850 12,360 11,010 11,090
Completions 2,050 3,190 5,280 6,250
Wandsworth local authority
Starts 290 290 250 220
Completions 50 70 110 120
Notes:

1. Figures may not sum to totals due to rounding.

2. Region and local authority is based on learner's home postcode.

Source:

Work Based Learning ILR data

Tables 2 and 3 show the number of apprenticeship starts and completions in London by groupings of Sector framework of Learning for 2003/04 to 2006/07.

Numbers for Wandsworth local authority are too small to split by Sector Framework of Learning.

Table 2: Apprenticeship Starts in London by Groupings of Sector Framework of Learning, 2003/04 to 2006/07
Framework grouping 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07
Accountancy 260 270 220 170
Active Leisure and Learning 370 290
Agriculture and Horticulture 50 50 40 50
Animal Care 50 60 40 30
Arts and Entertainment 10 30
Automotive Industry 860 960 80 50
Aviation 10 10 10 20
Bus and Coach 20 20
Business Administration 1,030 1,180 1,050 1,020
Call Handling 30 30
Carry and Deliver Goods 60
Children's Care Learning and Development/Early Years Care and Education 1,540 1,560 1,430 1,410
Community Justice 40 20 30 10
Construction 590 880 910 930
Contact Centres 40 20
Customer Service 980 890 950 1,000
Dental Nursing 70 90
Driving Goods Vehicles 10 10 10 10
Electricity Industry 40 40 20 10
Electrotechnical 590 500 540 590
Engineering (inc Construction Engineering) 250 290 270 250
Equine Industry 140 130 130 80
Floristry 10 10
Football Sporting Excellence 30
Gas Industry 70 140 130 70
Glass Industry 10 10
Hairdressing 1,470 1,500 1,330 1,320
Health and Beauty Therapy 60 60 90 100
Health and Social Care 200 210 140 120
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 140 180 230 210
Hospitality and Catering 800 540 420 410
Information Technology and Electronic Services 500 320 350 330
Insurance 20 30
International Trade and Services 10 10
Mail Services 40 20
Management 90 120 100 120
Manufacturing Operation—Engineering 10
Optical Advisor 20 20
Pharmacy 50 30
Plumbing 380 350 310 330
Printing 10 30 20 10
Property Services 20 10
Rail Industry (Engineering and Operations) 90 30
Residential Estate Agency 10
Retail 980 620 470 430
Sales and Telesales 10 20
Security Industry 30 60 90 210
Sporting Excellence 60 80
Sports and Recreation 320 420
Support Services in Healthcare 10 30
Telecommunications 40 70 70 70
Textiles 40 20 10
Transport Engineering and Maintenance 20 20
Travel and Tourism Services Leisure and Business 90 90 60 90
Vehicle Body and Paint Operations 40 60
Vehicle Fitting 60 60
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 410 630
Vehicle Parts Operations 20 40
Vehicle Sales 10
Veterinary Nursing 50 60
Wholesale, Distribution, Warehousing and Storage 60 20 30 40
Youth Work 20
Unknown 50 560 20
Other 30 20 30 20
Total 11,850 12,360 11,010 11,090
"—" Indicates figures <5.

Notes:

1. Figures may not sum to totals due to rounding.

2. Information is based on Sector Framework of Learning—some frameworks have been grouped together due to small numbers in order to provide consistent figures across years.

Source:

Work Based Learning ILR data

Table 3: Apprenticeship Completions in London by Groupings of Sector Framework of Learning, 2003/04 to 2006/07
Framework grouping 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07
Accountancy 50 160 130 130
Active Leisure and Learning 120 130
Agriculture and Horticulture 10 10 40 20
Animal Care 10 20 30 20
Arts and Entertainment, Cultural Heritage, Information and Library Services 10 10 10
Automotive Industry 140 210 410 390
Aviation 10 10 10
Business Administration 240 330 590 700
Children's Care Learning and Development/Early Years Care and Education 130 320 650 860
Construction 20 90 290 410
Contact Centres 20 30
Customer Service 210 310 440 560
Dental Nursing 40
Electrotechnical 140 200 240 210
Engineering (inc Construction Engineering) 80 80 130 110
Equine Industry 70 90 100 100
Gas Industry 50 70 120 80
Hairdressing 300 460 660 750
Health and Beauty Therapy 10 10 30 50
Health and Social Care 30 20 50 50
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 10 40 90 160
Hospitality and Catering 100 160 210 150
Information Technology and Electronic Services 130 130 270 180
Insurance 10 20 20
Mail Services 20
Management 20 30 40 80
Plumbing 20 50 150 160
Printing 10 10
Rail Industry (Engineering and Operations) 20 20
Retail 120 180 210 220
Sales and Telesales
Security Industry 10 10 20 110
Sporting Excellence 10 50
Sports and Recreation 40 70
Telecommunications 20 20 40 20
Transport Engineering and Maintenance 20 20
Travel and Tourism Services Leisure and Business 40 20 40 50
Vehicle Body and Paint Operations 20
Vehicle Fitting 10 40
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 20 170
Veterinary Nursing 10 20
Wholesale, Distribution, Warehousing and Storage 10 10 10 20
Unknown 10 30 10
Other 20 30 50 70
Total 2,050 3,190 5,280 6,250
"—" Indicates figures <5.

Notes:

1. Figures may not sum to totals due to rounding.

3. Information is based on Sector Framework of Learning—some frameworks have been grouped together due to small numbers in order to provide consistent figures across years.

Source:

Work Based Learning ILR data

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