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How we will improve the delivery of apprenticeships to match the needs of the economy.

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First published:
6 February 2017
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Focuses on the following priorities:

  • increasing the number of school leavers that take on apprenticeships
  • addressing skills shortages by developing apprenticeships in growing and emerging sectors
  • developing higher level skills by focusing on apprenticeships at level 4 and above
  • developing skills pathways by integrating apprenticeships into the wider education system
  • increasing the number of people of all ages who are able to access  apprenticeships
  • focusing on the achievement of meaningful and sustainable employment
  • ensuring that opportunities are easy to access, to apply and recruit for
  • delivering Welsh and bilingual apprenticeships
  • establishing a system to make sure apprenticeships meet the needs of employers