Apprenticeship

Majority of businesses struggling to recruit specialist skills

Almost two thirds (63%) of business leaders have said they are struggling to recruit as candidates lack the specialist skills and relevant experience they need.

Post-pandemic job market scares school leavers

More young people are going to university as they feel the post-pandemic job market will demand a degree rather than an apprenticeship.

Half believe government apprenticeship target won't be hit

Managers and the public back the apprenticeship levy but there are concerns around the number of apprentice starts

Apprenticeship levy fails to add value to training

Half (53%) of employers paying the apprenticeship levy would like to see it replaced with a training levy