published today by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) show increases in the
numbers of people in work-based learning and further education (FE).
figures show an increase of 11,000 people studying Modern Apprenticeships, a
20,000 rise in the numbers of FE students under 19 and a 10,000 rise in over-19
FE numbers to 3.23 million.
figures also show a shift from NVQ-based learning to Modern Apprenticeships.
total of 512,000 trainees participated in work-based learning during 2002-2003.
average number in learning was 273,000 – a small increase over last year’s
figure of 271,000.