The future of Apprenticeships
FE News interviews Martin Dunford, chairman of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers, at its national conference.
He gives a summary of his conference speech, which praised the massive gains in Apprenticeship numbers, and also discusses whether the programme could become the norm for young people.
Mr Dunford gives a summary of his speech from the conference; praising the massive gains in apprenticeship numbers. Martin also delves in to the reality that apprenticeships could be the norm when it comes to down to securing a qualification and a job for young people. Mr Dunford explains that 10% of employers are engaging in apprentices up 2% from last year but at the same time the budget is always capped and reached. Suggesting the fact that if budgets were further increased, would we see a rise in new and existing employers taking on more apprentices.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in