The Journal's campaign to help create as many apprenticeship places as possible over 100 days is being heralded as a major success after hitting a magnificent total of 1,355. Christopher Knox looks back at some of the success stories and the efforts made by employers and training providers during the campaign.
Top five sectors for the campaign
Business, administration and law – 48% of the 1,355 apprentices
Top three frameworks: business administration/customer service/sales and telesales
Retail and commerical enterprise – 27%
Top three frameworks: hospitality and catering/retail/warehousing and storage
Engineering and manufacturing technologies – 12%
Top three frameworks: engineering/laboratory technicians/glass industry
Health, public services and care – 5%
Top three frameworks – health and social care/children’s care learning and development/dental nursing
Information and communication technology – 4%
Top three frameworks - IT users/ICT professional/IT and telecomms professionals.