Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Traineeships - starts, completions and conversions to apprenticeships

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Headline demographic breakdowns of traineeship starts 

Academic year: 2014/15 to 2020/21

Indicators:  Traineeship starts, Traineeship completions, Traineeship completion rate, Apprenticeship starts following traineeship, Conversion rate into apprenticeship

Filters:  Age group, Traineeship start quarter


Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Apprenticeship starts following t'ship
  • Conversion rate into apprenticeship
  • Traineeship completion rate
  • Age group
  • T'ship start quarter
Time period
2014/15 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandQ1 (Aug-Oct)19-241600100065.830017.8
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandQ1 (Aug-Oct)Total5200370070.5200038.5
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandQ1 (Aug-Oct)Under 193700260072.5170047.3
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandQ2 (Nov-Jan)19-241800120066.820013.8
201415Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandQ2 (Nov-Jan)Total4300290066.4110026.3

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_groupAge group
apprenticeship_startsApprenticeship starts following t'ship
completion_rateTraineeship completion rate
conversion_rateConversion rate into apprenticeship
tship_completionsTraineeship completions


  1. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 100 and '~' indicates a base value of fewer than 50
  2. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and calculated on unrounded volumes. '~' indicates a percentage below 0.5%
  3. Some completions arising from 2020/21 traineeship starts will not be picked up until the 2021/22 academic year. Final figures will not be confirmed until November 2022
  4. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner
  5. Age is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year
  6. The latest conversion rates are provisional and will be revised in future releases to include any further qualifying apprenticeship starts taking place during 2021/22

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