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Apprentices

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 9th January 2015.

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Photo of John Denham John Denham Labour, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students started a higher level apprenticeship at levels 4, 5 and 6 in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2011-12 in each further education and higher education institution in England.

Photo of John Denham John Denham Labour, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students started a higher level apprenticeship at levels 4, 5 and 6 in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2011-12 by each type of provider.

Photo of John Denham John Denham Labour, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students started a higher level apprenticeship at levels 4, 5 and 6 in (a) 2013-14, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2011-12 in each parliamentary constituency.

Photo of Nicholas Boles Nicholas Boles The Minister for Universities and Science, Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)

As the requested table is large, information on the number of Higher Apprenticeship starts by each further education provider in England has been placed in the libraries of the house. The information is not available for Higher Education Institutions.

Table 1 shows the number of Higher Apprenticeship starts by provider type.

Information on the number of Higher Apprenticeship starts by geography is published in a supplementary table to a Statistical First Release:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/382956/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-level-and-age.xls

Table 1: Higher Apprenticeship Starts by Provider Type, 2011/12 to 2013/14

Provider Type

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

General FE and Tertiary College

1,300

4,000

3,100

Other Public Funded

100

200

100

Private Sector Public Funded

2,300

5,500

5,800

Sixth Form College

-

100

100

Specialist College

-

-

100

Higher Apprenticeship Total

3,700

9,800

9,200

Notes:

1) The source is the Individualised Learner Record (ILR).

2) Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10 except for Totals, which are rounded to the nearest 100 ; “-“ represents a base value of less than 5.

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