Apprenticeships - Public Sector Targets

Annual Report

1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

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 2019 363
Number of employees who were working on 31 March 2020 344
Number of new employees who started working between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 40
Number of apprentices who were working on 31 March 2019 10
Number of apprentices who were working on 31 March 2020 6
Number of new apprentices between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 (includes new hires and existing employees who started an Apprenticeship) 3
Percentage of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship ) as a proportion of employment starts between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 7.5%
Percentage of total headcount that were apprentices on 31 March 2020 1.74%
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 2019 0.83%

Qualitative Information

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