Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Duration, planned length of stay and length of employment

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Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Average expected duration (days)
  • Starts
  • Starts (used in duration calculations)
  • Age group
  • Apprenticeship detailed level
  • Length of employment
Time period
2014/15 to 2019/20

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLevel 2284000443TotalTotalTotal:
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLevel 3169600554TotalTotalTotal:
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLevel 46900577TotalTotalTotal:
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLevel 512000534TotalTotalTotal:
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLevel 61001753TotalTotalTotal:

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_summaryAge group
apps_level_detailedApprenticeship detailed level
avg_expected_durationAverage expected duration (days)
length_employmentLength of employment
planned_length_stayPlanned length of stay


  1. Age is calculated based on age at the start of the programme
  2. Expected duration is based on learning start date and planned end date as recorded on the ILR. Re-starting learners who may have returned from a planned break are excluded
  3. Apprenticeships of less than 12 months include those where prior attainment is taken into account hence the required amount of training is reduced
  4. Apprenticeship starts are rounded to the nearest 100
  5. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner
  6. Length of Employment is based on the First Day of Learning with the current employer as recorded in the ILR

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