Number of apprentice starts

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Number of apprentice starts per year in Shropshire

Apprenticeships provide an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification whilst receiving work based training and paid employment. For employers the scheme offers the opportunity to develop their own staff, increase productivity and improve staff retention .

The table for 2014/15 to 2018/19 - shows participants and levels. During the period the number of advanced and higher apprenticeships has increased whilst intermediate have decreased.  

              2014/15                  2015/16            2016/17            2017/18            2018/19
  Intermediate Apprenticeship  3482                          3645                         3341                         2863             2194           
  Advanced Apprenticeship  3723  3807                            3821                              4170                          4410                           
  Higher Apprenticeship  168  272  352  374  510

 See the Department of Education website for additional apprentice statistics