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Industry news: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship target is "not going to be reached"

27 June 2019   (0 Comments)
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Education secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed the government will miss its target of 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2020.

The target was set in the Conservatives’ 2015 election manifesto, and also included in the party’s 2017 manifesto.

Pressed by Robert Halfon, chairman of the Education Select Committee, Hinds admitted: "If you look only at the number of people starting an apprenticeship, then that target is not going to be reached."

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