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S5W-05854: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has spent in each of the last five years on (a) modern apprenticeships, (b) national occupation standards, (c) graduate level apprenticeships, (d) foundation apprenticeships, (e) workforce development and (f) pre-employment support.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 16 February 2017

(a) Modern Apprenticeships,

SG spent the following on modern apprenticeships in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

a

Modern Apprenticeships

74,988

74,536

73,714

75,394

76,271

(b) National Occupation Standards,

SG spent the following on National Occupational Standards in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17 Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

b

National Occupational Standards

500

500

500

500

500

(c) Graduate Level Apprenticeships,

SG spent the following on Graduate Level Apprenticeships in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17 Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

c

Graduate Level Apprenticeships

n/a

n/a

n/a

200

1,372

(d) Foundation Apprenticeships,

SG spent the following on Foundation apprenticeships in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17 Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

d

Foundation Apprenticeships

n/a

n/a

294

1,528

1,926

e) Workforce Development

SG spent the following on Workforce Development in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17 Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

e

Workforce Development

23,414*

26,000*

23,964*

34,932*

30,360*

* Employment focussed College provision figures are not available as they are not held centrally within SG.

(f) Pre-employment support

SG spent the following on pre -employment support in the last five years

 

Programme

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17 Projected Figures

 

 

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

f

pre-Employment support

42,408

41,496

34,384

33,890

24,113