For 2012/13, providers delivering in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and
Nottinghamshire locality delivered 348,548 learning aims (to 16 years old and over),
with 202,207 aims delivered to learners with a D2N2 postcode.
Of this volume, providers delivered 40,841 Apprenticeships (to 16 years old and
over), an increase of 6.6% on the 38,678 Apprenticeships delivered in 2011/12.
In 2012/13, 8,142 aims were supported through ESF Priority 1 Funding, which supports people who are unemployed or NEET (Not in Education, Employment and Training), and 4,234 through ESF Priority 2 Funding, supporting people who are in work, with training and qualifications
In 2013/14*, there were 369 Providers delivering Apprenticeships and Workplace Learning in the D2N2 region to both D2N2 and non-D2N2 postcode learners
There were 8,900 Apprenticeship Starts (87%) and 1,360 Workplace Learning Starts (13%)
- 7,940 learners receiving training in the D2N2 region had D2N2 postcodes (77%)
- 2,320 learners (23%) were from outside the region
- 2,160 learners with D2N2 postcodes received training outside of the D2N2 area, 21% of all D2N2 postcode learners
The Top 10 Providers, based on volume, delivered 36% of all Apprenticeships and
Workplace Learning Starts.
- Apprenticeships: from April 2016 employers will not have to pay National Insurance contributions (NICs) for all but the highest earning apprentices aged under 25.
- Postgraduate Loans (up to £10,000). From 2016-17, loans will be available for postgraduate taught masters courses in any subject for those under the age of 30.
- £1.2bn extra spending on schools in England (half to go to councils for more school places and half for 100 additional free schools).
- The Government will invest £20 million to improve careers advice and sup-port for young people.
- £10 million to drive up educational standards in areas of the North with the weakest provision by helping outstanding local academies sponsor local schools and supporting the expansion of the best academy chains.
- From October 2015 jobseekers aged18 to 24 who are not in education, em-ployment or training (NEET) will participate in a period of intensive activity and job search support at the start of their benefit claim before being eligible to claim Universal Credit.
- The Government will pilot career change work experience and training op-portunities for older benefit claimants to help them gain the experience and training they need to re-skill and get back to work from April 2015.
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