Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

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Historical time series of headline adult (19+) further further education and skills learner participation, containing breakdowns by provision type and  in some cases level. Also includes all age apprenticeship participation figures.

Academic year: 2005/06 to 2020/21

Indicators:  Adult Apprenticeship, Adult Community learning, Adult Education & training, Adult FE & skills, Adult FE & skills - Level 4+, Adult FE & skills - Full Level 2, Adult FE & skills - Full Level3, Apprenticeships - Advanced, Apprenticeships - Higher, Apprenticeships - Intermediate, All age Apprenticeships

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Adult Apprenticeships
  • Adult Community learning
  • Adult Education & training
Time period
2005/06 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
200506Academic yearNationalE92000001England3,996,000zzz403,000zzz451,600265,60068,300
200607Academic yearNationalE92000001England3,205,700zzz388,000zzz516,300267,60059,900
200708Academic yearNationalE92000001England3,304,400zzz418,900zzz740,000328,10053,200
200809Academic yearNationalE92000001England3,771,200zzz444,800zzz968,600423,90058,200
200910Academic yearNationalE92000001England3,540,500zzz491,300zzz971,000469,10049,500

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 11 variables
Variable nameVariable description
19+_appsAdult Apprenticeships
19+_clAdult Community learning
19+_eandtAdult Education & training
19+_fesAdult FE & skills
19+_fes_f4Adult FE & skills - Level 4+


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100 and '~' indicates a base value of fewer than 50
  2. 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
  3. 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

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