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Apprentices: Cleveland

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many new (a) apprenticeships and (b) training places will be made available for the people in Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in the next 12 months. (252552)

Information on projected apprenticeship volumes is available at national level only.

Table 1 shows FE and Skills participation for Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland local authorities in 2007/08, the latest year for which we have fully audited information. This information is also available on the Data Service website, and was released alongside the post-16 education statistical first release, which was published on 18 December 2008:

This information by parliamentary constituency is not available.

Table 1: FE and skills participation, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland local authorities, 2007/08 (provisional)


Local authority



All learners

Middlesbrough Redcar and Cleveland

4,400 4,800

10,600 12,000

15,000 16,900


1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest hundred.

2. These figures include FE, University for Industry, WBL (including apprenticeships, Entry to Employment), Train to Gain and Adult Safeguarded Learning.

3. Final 2007/08 data will be published in March 2009.

4. This table uses learner volumes as a measure for comparative purposes. Full-year numbers are a count of the number of learners that participated at any point during the year.

5. Learners that are included in different data collections e.g. a learner undertaking an apprenticeship and a Train to Gain qualification, will be counted twice in this table.

6. Age is calculated based upon age as at 31 August of the academic year.

7. Local authority is based on the learner's home postcode.