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Apprentices: Bristol South

Department for Education written question – answered on 29th November 2016.

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Photo of Karin Smyth Karin Smyth Labour, Bristol South

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) men and (b) women in Bristol South constituency began apprenticeships in (i) construction skills, (ii) engineering, (ii) IT and telecoms, (iv) IT user, (v) hairdressing, (vi) beauty therapy, (vii) health and social care and (viii) retail in each of the last five years.

Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Minister of State (Department of Education) (Apprenticeships and Skills)

The table below shows the number of apprenticeship starts over the last five academic years for men and women in the Bristol South constituency in the following frameworks: construction skills, engineering, IT and telecoms, IT user, hairdressing, beauty therapy, health and social care, and retail.

Table- Apprenticeship starts on selected frameworks by gender, Bristol South, 2011/12 to 2015/16

Female

Male

Frameworks

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Beauty Therapy

10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Construction Skills

-

-

-

-

-

60

70

50

60

80

Engineering

-

-

-

-

-

10

10

20

20

20

Hairdressing

70

50

50

40

40

10

10

10

-

10

Health and Social Care

160

140

190

200

140

30

20

30

20

30

IT and Telecoms Professionals

-

-

-

-

10

20

10

20

10

20

IT User

-

10

-

-

-

-

10

-

-

-

Retail

60

30

20

20

10

40

30

10

10

10

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

A ‘-‘ indicates there have been less than 5 apprenticeship starts

Data on apprenticeship starts by framework and gender at national level is available for the 2002/03 to 2014/15 academic years at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/534296/apprenticeships-starts-by-framework-level-and-gender.xls

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