Supporting Inclusive Economic Recovery

Colleges are the biggest delivery agent of Modern Apprenticeships, supporting 11,534 students

Colleges supported the delivery of Foundation Apprenticeships for 4,240 Senior Phase pupils across every region in 12 industry sectors

Since 2019, 28% of pupils who achieved a Foundation Apprenticeship went on to college

24% of students are enrolled in STEM subjects in colleges

Nine colleges are STEM Assured, accredited through the STEM Foundation

19,668 people were enrolled on Flexible Workforce Development Fund programmes.

The £17m fund allows employers to access training and development opportunities in colleges to fill identified skills gaps, upskill, and retrain their workforce.

92,186 enrolments are linked to industry

Care has the highest number of enrolments linked to industry

77,103 students are studying as part of their occupation

16,898 students are studying digital skills - 22% at HE level

Colleges continued to support the Young Person’s Guarantee and National Transition Training Fund which began in 2020 to support people into jobs and training.

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