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Apprenticeship targets

This data has been published in accordance with the Public Sector apprenticeship target.

Public bodies in England employing more than 250 people are required to have regard to the target of 2.3% of their headcount as apprentices over the period April 2017 to March 2021.

The below figures reflect the reporting period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019:

Number of employees who work in England
No. of employees on 31 March 2018 313
No. of employees on 31 March 2019 294
No. of new employees who started work between 01/04/18 to 31/03/2019 57          
Number of apprentices who work in England
No. of apprentices on 31 March 2018 1
No. of apprentices on 31 March 2019 9
No. of new apprentices who started work between 01/04/18 to 31/03/2019 (this includes both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship) 9
Reporting percentages
Percentage of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship) as a proportion of employment starts between 01/04/18 to 31/03/19 15.79%
Percentage of total headcount that were apprentices on 31 March 2019 3.06%
Percentage of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship) between 01/04/18 to 31/03/19 as a proportion of total headcount on 31 March 2018 2.88%
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