Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Subjects - Starts, Enrolments by Age, Sex, Ethnicity, LLDD, SSA, Detailed level, STEM

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Time series of apprenticeship starts and enrolments by subject and learner demographics

Academic years: 2017/18 to 2022/23 

Indicators: Starts, Enrolments

Filters: Detailed level, Sector subject area (tier 1), Detailed Age Group, Minority Ethnic flag, LLDD flag, Sex, STEM flag

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Enrolments
  • Starts
  • Age group (detailed)
  • Detailed apprenticeship level
  • LLDD
Time period
2017/18 to 2022/23

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001STEM - noAgriculture, Horticulture and Animal CareLLDD - noFemaleWhiteLevel 216280570
201718Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001STEM - noArts, Media and PublishingLLDD - noFemaleWhiteLevel 216lowlow
201718Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001STEM - noBusiness, Administration and LawLLDD - noFemaleWhiteLevel 21615903170
201718Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001STEM - noEducation and TrainingLLDD - noFemaleWhiteLevel 21670160
201718Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001STEM - noHealth, Public Services and CareLLDD - noFemaleWhiteLevel 21613702710

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_detailedAge group (detailed)
apps_level_detailedDetailed apprenticeship level
minority_ethnicMinority Ethnic


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10 and 'low' indicates a base value of fewer than 5. Where data shows 'x' this indicates data is unavailable, 'z' indicates data is not applicable, and 'c' indicates data is suppressed.
  2. Total starts are the count of apprenticeships started at any point during the stated academic period. Learners starting more than one Apprenticeship will appear more than once.
  3. Age for starts is based on age at the start of the programme.
  4. Age for enrolments is based on age at the start of the programme.
  5. Learner characteristics (such as sex, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity) are based upon self-declaration by the learner.
  6. Ethnicity categories have been aligned with the ethnicities recorded in the 2011 UK Census.
  7. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects include those in the Construction, Planning and the Built Environment, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, Information and Communication Technology, and Science and Mathematics sector subject areas.
  8. Ethnic minorities do not include white minorities.
  9. White comprises white British, Gypsy or Irish Traveller, Irish, and any other white background.

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