Almost two million apprenticeships since 2010
14 November 2014
The Government has confirmed that the number of people starting apprenticeships has doubled in the past four years, with the two millionth new apprenticeship in England since 2010 imminent.
The announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister also confirms that a national database of post-16 skills and employer-led courses and opportunities in England, similar to the UCAS system, will be in place at the beginning of the next school year in September 2015.
Readers may wish to use this news as a prompt to take a fresh look at the opportunities available through the CIPP payroll apprenticeship scheme