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Apprentices

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 9450, tabled on 8 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the number of people currently enrolled on apprenticeships who were employed by the same organisation prior to the apprenticeship.

Answered on

11 September 2015

Details on entry routes onto Apprenticeships can be found in the Apprenticeships Evaluation: Learners survey report online. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387662/bis-14-1208-Apprenticeships-Evaluation-Learners-December-2014.pdf

In 2013/14, two thirds (64%) of apprentices worked for their employer before starting their apprenticeship. This has decreased since 2012/13 when it was 68%.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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