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Department for Education: Apprentices

Question for Department for Education

UIN 50805, tabled on 27 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been created in her Department in each region in each of the last five years; and how many participants in those apprenticeships subsequently secured a job within the Civil Service.

Answered on

10 November 2016

The table below shows numbers of apprenticeships created in the Department for Education in the last five years.

2011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
London0851030
North Wesr (Manchester/Runcorn)011574
North East (Darlington/Gateshead)01027
West Midlands (Coventry063912
East Midlands (Nottingham)04022
Yorkshire and the Humber (Sheffield/Leeds)02255
South West (Bristol/Plymouth)00003
South East (Reading)00001
Total number of apprenticeships032153464

The Department currently does not hold information about the numbers of participants of these apprenticeships that subsequently secured a job in the Civil Service.

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has recruited 1 apprentice in the last 5 years. The apprentice joined GEO in 2015 and left in 2016. The apprentice was based in London and did go on to secure a job in the Civil Service.