Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy

Apprenticeships inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published. Following the dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all Select Committees cease to exist until after the general election, and this inquiry is now closed. Government responses to committee reports will be published in the next Parliament.

Scope of the inquiry

Committee report


The Sub-Committee welcomes submissions addressing some or all of the following points:

  • The target of three million apprentices by 2020, how the Government proposes to achieve this and how this may affect the 'skills gap'
  • The proposal for an apprenticeships levy and how this may be implemented
  • The institutional architecture of current provision and how this may be affected by the proposed Institute for Apprenticeships
  • Take-up of apprenticeships amongst 16–19 year olds and steps that can be taken to make more young people aware of available opportunities
  • The process of applying for apprenticeships
  • Routes for progression to higher qualifications for current apprentices
  • The quality of, and minimum standards for, apprenticeships, and how standards can be enforced
  • Lessons from other countries' approaches to apprenticeships
Terms of reference: Apprenticeships

Publications

Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the apprenticeships inquiry.

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