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Department for Education: Apprentices

Question for Department for Education

UIN 140202, tabled on 1 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of (a) female and (b) male apprentices continued working for his Department after completing their apprenticeships there to date.

Answered on

10 May 2018

The data on apprenticeship starts is not available in the format requested. The following number of people have started an apprenticeship in the department each year since 2012:

Year

Number of apprentice starts

2012/2013

32

2013/2014

15

2014/2015

34

2015/2016

64

2016/2017

50

2017/2018

116

The following number of male and female apprentices are currently employed by the department. Mean and median salaries for currently employed male and female apprentices are also included in the attached table.

The number of part and full time male and female apprentices currently employed by the department is within the attached table.

We do not currently hold data on the outcome of apprenticeships for department employees. We are putting in place a mechanism to collect this data.