Data set from Apprenticeships and traineeships

Subjects and levels - standards and frameworks

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Time series of apprenticeship starts, achievements and enrolments by individual framework/standard and learner demographic details.

Academic years: 2016/17 to 2021/22 full academic years

Indicators: Starts, Achievements, Enrolments

Filters: Framework/Standard name (with ST code), Detailed level, Sector subject area (tier 1), Learner characteristics group (Ethnicity flag, LLDD flag, Age group, Sex)

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Achievements
  • Enrolments
  • Starts
  • Characteristic
  • Detailed apprenticeship level
  • Framework / standard name (with ST code)
Time period
2016/17 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201617Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Age19-242Business, Administration and LawAccountancy10608602050
201617Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Age19-242Leisure, Travel and TourismActive Leisure and Learning214012304000
201617Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Age19-242Health, Public Services and CareAdult Care Worker-ST00051100110
201617Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Age19-242Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal CareAgriculture6050120
201617Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Age19-242Engineering and Manufacturing TechnologiesAirside Operator-ST0036low0low

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 8 variables
Variable nameVariable description
apps_level_detailedDetailed apprenticeship level
learner_characteristicLearner Characteristic


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Ethnic minorities do not include white minorities.
  4. Frameworks are reported as per SASE (Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England) description.
  5. There are a small number of starts on frameworks that have been reported in 2021/22. All remaining apprenticeship frameworks were withdrawn to new learners on 31 July 2020. Learners who started on frameworks are where it has been agreed a learner can return to a previous framework they have been on after an extensive break.
  6. 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.

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