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Apprentices: Hearing Impaired

Question for Department for Education

UIN 42700, tabled on 13 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many deaf young people aged 16 to 24 achieved (a) intermediate, (b) advanced and (c) higher apprenticeships in 2014-15; and what their destinations were following apprenticeship completion.

Answered on

28 July 2016

Information on apprenticeship achievements is published as part of a Statistical First Release, which is available at:

Table 1 shows apprenticeship achievements by 16-24 year olds with hearing impairments in 2014/15, by level.

Table 1: Apprenticeship Achievements by 16-24 year old learners with hearing impairments



Intermediate Level Apprenticeships


Advanced Level Apprenticeships


Higher Apprenticeships


All Apprenticeships



1) Data source is the Individualised Learner Record.

2) Volumes are rounded to the nearest ten. "-" indicates a base value of less than 5.

3) Learners with hearing impairments figures are based upon self-declaration by the learner, where the provider has indicated that they have a disability, learning difficulty or health problem.

Information on the destinations of learners to this level of detail is not centrally collected.