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Includes data by region of domicile, programme type, age group, sector, gender and academic year.

2017/18 Q1, Q2 and Q3 data is provisional. Data for earlier quarters are final. Provisional figures will be produced on a quarterly basis with final data published in February.

Main points

  • There were 6,875 apprenticeship learning programmes started in 2017/18 Q3 compared to 5,590 in 2016/17 Q3, an increase of 23%.
  • In 2017/18 Q3, Healthcare and Public Services was the most popular broad sector consisting of 44% of all apprenticeship learning programmes started, compared to 45% in Q3 the previous year.
  • In 2017/18 Q3, 67% and 33% of the apprenticeship learning programmes were started by females and males respectively, compared to 69% and 31% in Q3 the previous year.


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