Apprentices: West Midlands

Department for Education written question – answered on 8th November 2017.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Economy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been offered at Level 5 and above to people aged under 25 in each local authority area of the West Midlands in the last 12 months.

Photo of Anne Milton Anne Milton Minister of State (Department for Education), Minister for Women

We do not collect data on the number of apprenticeships offered but we collect data on apprenticeship starts.

The table below provides figures of the number of apprenticeship starts at Level 5 and above to people aged under 25 in each local authority area of the West Midlands for the 2016/2017 provisional full academic year.

West Midlands Local Education Authorities (LEAs)

Starts

Birmingham

70

Coventry

30

Dudley

20

Herefordshire

10

Sandwell

20

Shropshire

20

Solihull

20

Staffordshire

40

Stoke-on-Trent

20

Telford and Wrekin

30

Walsall

20

Warwickshire

40

Wolverhampton

20

Worcestershire

40

Total

370

Figures are rounded to the nearest ten. The sum of the LEA breakdowns may not match the overall total as this is calculated from unrounded data.

For further information on apprenticeship starts by local council breakdowns, is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/650904/201617_Oct_Apps_Geography_Data_Pack_Final.xlsm.

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