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08-03-2017 by 
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2.4 million apprenticeships were started in England during the last Parliament

So far 624,000 apprenticeship starts have been reported since May 2015

The government invested £1,559,771 in apprenticeships during the 2014/15 academic year; and are doubling the annual level of spending on apprenticeships between 2010-11 and 2019-20 in cash terms to £2.5bn

Apprenticeship participation increased to 899,400 in the 2015/16 academic year, up to 3.2% on 2014/15 and the highest number on record

Apprenticeships are available in 1,500 job roles, covering more than 170 industries

Over 200 Trailblazers involving more than 1400 employers with 266 standards published (of which over 70 are higher and degree apprenticeships) and more than 160 new standards in development.  

Up to 28,000 quality apprenticeship vacancies are available online at any one time at Find an Apprenticeship: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

 

 

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