Skip to main content

Training triples

The take-up of Modern Apprenticeships has trebled in a year, but the numbers starting Youth Training Schemes has fallen by 7 per cent.

Department for Education and Employment statistics show the last three months' recruitment on YT schemes is down 17 per cent. However, 64 per cent of people leaving YT schemes got a job within six months, up from 59 per cent a year ago.

The number starting Training for Work schemes also rose slightly, but the number of trainees fell by more than half in the year to March.

Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you