Research and analysis

Long-term evaluation of apprenticeships: options study

BIS research paper number 56.


Options study for the long-term evaluation of apprenticeships

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Report of a study assessing how to track young people and adults into apprenticeships, through training and into employment, to gauge the extent that their future earnings and employment status were influenced by completing an apprenticeship. Also covered other outcomes including progression to further learning, job satisfaction, acquisition of skills and mobility between jobs. It aimed to produce robust quantified estimates of the outcomes of apprenticeships for successful trainees, and establish under what conditions apprenticeships produce the best results.

Published 5 October 2011