Findings from a survey of over 5,000 apprentices. BIS research paper number 205.
The survey examined the views and experiences of 5,021 apprentices who were currently on an apprenticeship or had finished an apprenticeship programme between August 2012 and March 2013. It also covered 801 higher apprentices.
The research monitors how far apprenticeships are meeting the needs of apprentices, and identifies potential aspects of the programme for further improvement.
The report shows the benefits of the apprenticeship reform programme. Apprenticeships are providing a route into employment for those who have been ‘NEET’ (not in employment, education or training.)
The evaluation also looks at the views and experiences of employers - these are available in the employer report for 2014.
See also the earlier 2013 learners report.