To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what levels of apprenticeships are offered by his Department; and how many apprenticeship starts there were at each level in each of the last three years.
The Treasury has recently updated its apprenticeship offer and now offers apprenticeships at levels 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Apprenticeship starts over the last three years are:
2015/16 was particularly large intake of apprentices, so lower numbers since are more indicative of an annual intake for a small department. The recent approval of public policy and economics apprenticeship standards will allow Treasury to facilitate increased numbers in future years.