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Apprentices

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people completed an apprenticeship in each year since 1997. (310876)

Table 1 shows the total number of people who have completed a full apprenticeship framework. Framework completion data were not published in the pre-LSC era, so figures are not available prior to 2001/02.

Table 1: Apprenticeship framework achievements

Academic year

Framework achievements

2001/02

39,000

2002/03

42,700

2003/04

49,300

2004/05

67,200

2005/06

98,700

2006/07

111,800

2007/08

112,600

2008/09

143,400

Note: Volumes are rounded to the nearest hundred. Source: WBL/ERILR