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Apprenticeships (10630/17)


Please send me:

1.Total number of apprentices employed by you?

2a.List of job description(s) / job role(s) being carried out by apprentices

2b.The total number of apprentice(s) appointed in each role (listed in the answer to 2a)

3.What is the apprentice rate of pay (per hour)?  If there are different rates of pay (per hour) for different groups of apprentices, please supply a breakdown

4.Are apprentices on the same terms and conditions as your permanent employees? Yes / No

5.Traineeships are unpaid positions offered by employers to those aged 16-24 who are considered `not ready¿ to take up an apprenticeship or job.  Such positions last between 16 weeks and 6 months.  Does your organisation offer traineeships? Yes / No

6.What is the apprenticeship completion rate in your organisation?

7.Do apprentices have a guarantee of a job at the end of the scheme? Yes/No

8.In order to meet the organisation’s target for new apprenticeship starts, what proportion of new starts have come from: (a) Recruitment of new apprentices from external sources (including training providers); (b) Transfer of existing staff to the apprentice programme; (c) Other

9.In order to meet the organisation’s target for new apprenticeship starts, have you reduced recruitment of staff who are not apprentices? Yes / No

10.In order to meet the organisation’s target for new apprenticeship starts, have you opted not to replace non-apprentice staff when they have left? Yes / No


Please find attached our response.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.