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Apprentices: STEM Subjects

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 17937, tabled on 26 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many apprenticeships have been taken up in STEM industries since 2010.

Answered on

3 December 2015

Table 1 shows the number of Apprenticeships started in the ‘Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies’, ‘Information and Communication Technology’ and ‘Science and Mathematics’ Sector Subject Areas since May 2010.

Table 1: Number of Apprenticeship starts in the Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, Information and Communication Technology and Science and Mathematics Sector Subject Areas since May 2010 (May 2010 to July 2015)

Sector Subject Area

Starts since May 2010

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

337,400

Information and Communication Technology

82,760

Science and Mathematics

1,440

Total

421,600

Notes:

1) The source is the Individualised Learner Record.

2) Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10, with the exception of totals which are rounded to the nearest hundred.


Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills