To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of apprentices achieving a Level 2 NVQ who continue as apprentices to undertake further Level 2 qualifications with (a) the same and (b) a different employer.
8 July 2015
This information is not collected.
However, the 2014 Apprenticeships Evaluation: Learners survey found that nine in ten of all apprenticeship completers (88%) were in either full or part-time employment; only six per cent of completers were unemployed and a further two per cent were in education or training, and two per cent were self-employed.
The 2014 Apprenticeship Evaluation: Learners survey report can be found online: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387662/bis-14-1208-Apprenticeships-Evaluation-Learners-December-2014.pdf