Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

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Headline breakdowns (level and age) of apprenticeship starts, achievements and participation

Academic year: 2018/19 to 2020/21

Indicators:  Starts, Achievements, Participation, Starts percentage, Achievements percentage, Participation percentage

Filters: Apprenticeship level, Age group,Funding type

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Achievements
  • Achievements Percentage
  • Participation
  • Age Group
  • Funding
  • Level
Time period
2018/19 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001England19+Advanced ApprenticeshipOther5380043900~13.723.7z
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001England19+Advanced ApprenticeshipSupported by ASA levy funds8180018300~20.89.9z
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001England19+Advanced ApprenticeshipTotal1356006230028970034.533.639.0
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001England19+Higher ApprenticeshipOther172009400~4.45.1z
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001England19+Higher ApprenticeshipSupported by ASA levy funds538003400~13.71.9z

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
achievements_pctAchievements Percentage
age_groupAge Group


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100 and '~' indicates a base value of fewer than 50
  2. Total achievements are the count of Apprenticeships achieved at any point during the stated academic period. Learners achieving more than one Apprenticeship will appear more than once.
  3. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and calculated on unrounded volumes. '~' indicates a percentage below 0.5%
  4. Age for starts is based on age at the start of the programme
  5. Participation is the count of learners that participated at any point during the year. Learners undertaking more than one course will appear only once in the grand total
  6. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner
  7. A minor amendment to how we count ‘starts supported by Apprenticeship Service Account (ASA) levy funds’ has been applied from 2020/21, please see the ‘About these statistics’ section
  8. Participation at intermediate, advanced and higher levels is a count of learners that participated at those levels at any point during the year. Learners undertaking more than one course will only appear once at each level but can appear in the count at more than one level
  9. Age for apprenticeship participation is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year
  10. Age for achievements is based on age at the start of the programme, not the age at which they achieved

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