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Apprenticeships - Public Sector Targets

Annual Report

1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

As a public body we are required to publish details of our progress towards meeting our Apprenticeship Target.

The target is an average 2.3% of total headcount who employ more than 250 employees.  The target is an average from 17/18 – 20/21 inclusive.

Quantitative data

Number of employees who were working on 31 March 2018 341
Number of employees who were working on 31 March 2019 357
Number of new employees who started working between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019 54
Number of apprentices who were working on 31 March 2018 10
Number of apprentices who were working on 31 March 2019 12
Number of new apprentices between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019 (includes new hires and existing employees who started an Apprenticeship) 4
Percentage of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship ) as a proportion of employment starts between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019 7.41%
Percentage of total headcount that were apprentices on 31 March 2019 3.36%
Percentage of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship ) as a proportion of number of employees working on 31 March 2018  1.17%

Qualitative Information

We will continue to promote apprenticeships across the Council to ensure we meet our target.