progression pathways

Skills Commission - Apprentices

Inquiry into Progression Pathways of Apprentices

The Skills Commission has launched a major new inquiry to examine training and career progression routes for apprentices and whether the system is well-placed to meet our future skills needs. The Commission’s inquiry is timely given the Government’s commitment to ensure that every suitably-qualified young person can obtain an apprentice place by 2013 with a clear target of 400,000 apprentices in learning by 2020. And with this emphasis now being placed on the importance of expanding the number of apprentices, there is a real and growing need to ensure not only that people take up Apprenticeship places but that they progress through the system into Advanced Apprenticeships, Higher Education and on into careers. The inquiry, to be chaired by Sir William Taylor and with support fr... »