Adult Education Budget - Impact Measures

The four priority sectors of Digital and Creative; Business, Professional and Financial Services; Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing; and Construction accounted for just over 5,400 adult AEB learners, or about 15% of all AEB adult learners.

Number of AEB adult learners by priority sector

Graph showing number of AEB adult learners by priority sector

Number of AEB adult learners in the Digital Creative sector by Level

793 learners were enrolled within the Digital and Creative sector of which about half were on level 2 courses and 23% on level 3.

Number of AEB adult learners in the Business, Professional and Financial Services sector by Level

1542 learners were enrolled within the Business, Professional and Financial Services sector of which 71% were on level 2 courses and 11% on level 3.

Number of AEB adult learners in the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sector by Level

1580 learners were enrolled within the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sector of which almost 80% were on level 2 courses and 8% on level 3.

Number of AEB adult learners in the Construction sector by Level

1503 learners were enrolled within the Construction sector of which more than half were on level 2 courses and 6% on level 3.

Top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes

Within each of these four priority sectors analysis of the top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes in terms of the number of enrolments indicates that these specific learning aims account for a significant proportion of all enrolments within these sectors.

Top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes – Digital and Creative (No of enrolments)

Top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes – Business, Professional and Financial (No of enrolments)

Top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes – Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (No of enrolments)

Top 10 AEB level 2+ programmes – Construction (No of enrolments)