1 in 10 Established Apprenticeship Fail to Recruit a Single Apprentice

FE Week analysed apprentice starts data for the 668 currently “available for delivery” apprenticeship standards and found that 58, which have been approved for over a year, have yet to recruit – meaning nearly one in ten established apprenticeship standards have failed to enrol a single apprentice. Despite passing the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education’s various layers for approval, leading employers have laid the blame on a mix of complex bureaucracy and risk-averse training providers. Click here for FE Week commentary.