Apprenticeships - Spend

In 2017/18 Apprenticeship spend accounted for just over £20 million of which 24% was accounted for by learners living within Birmingham, 22% by Dudley residents, Sandwell (15%) and 10% in relation to Walsall, Wolverhampton and Coventry respectively.

Apprenticeship spend by Local Authority

Graph showing Apprenticeship spend by Local Authority

Apprenticeship spend by LEP area

Graph showing Apprenticeship spend by LEP area

57% was accounted for by learners living within the Black Country LEP area, 30% within Birmingham and Solihull LEP and the remainder within Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area.

Apprenticeship spend by Level

Graph showing Apprenticeship spend by Level

34% related to Level 2 enrolments, 39% to level 3 enrolments, with just under 10% level 4 enrolments (18% were unknown).

Apprenticeship spend by ward

Heatmap showing Apprenticeship spend by ward

Particular concentrations of Apprenticeship spend is evident in relation to a number of wards, particularly in Dudley, Sandwell and Coventry.

Apprenticeship spend by sector – Professional and Technical

Graph showing Apprenticeship spend by sector – Professional and Technical

Engineering and Building and Construction were the two sectors accounting for the largest spend.