Army Apprentice College Harrogate

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The number of Junior Entry Entrants arriving at Army Foundation College Harrogate (AFC (H)) in Training Year’s 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 is shown below.

AFC (H) Intake Training Year

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

1,330

1,370

1,410

The maximum number of spaces available at AFC (H) is 1,632 Junior Soldiers per training year. This is made up of one Junior Entry (Long) and two Junior Entry (Short) courses.

The number of Junior Entry Entrants arriving at Army Foundation College Harrogate in Training Year 2017-18 to date is 900.

Notes:

For presentation purpose, intake figures have been rounded to 10. Rounding is necessary, as a means of disclosure control and the preservation of anonymity; it also improves the clarity of output and conveys an appropriate level of precision to users.

These figures are single service estimates only and are not official statistics produced by Defence Statistics.

The intake figure for Training Year 2017-18 is comprised of Junior Entry Entrants arriving in September and October 2017. Around 270 entrants started in September and around 630 started in October. Intake is normally split between these two months. The next intake for this Training Year is due to start March 2018.

AFC (H) has a total number of 1,344 bed spaces available at any one time; however, running two Junior Entry (Short) courses per year allows AFC (H) to have the maximum capacity of 1,632 stated above.

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