The St Martin’s Group commissioned Learning and Work Institute to explore the barriers apprenticeship employers face, what employers can do to help apprentices complete their programmes, and ultimately how ‘best outcomes’ of apprenticeships are defined by different parties across the system.
More than 800 apprenticeship employers were surveyed to better understand what leads to successful completions and any challenges they face. a better understanding of what apprenticeship success looks like for employers.
Key findings include that:
The study is the second part of a research series on apprenticeship outcomes and destinations. The first report, published in Autumn 2022, explored the experiences, outcomes and destinations of apprentices who complete their programme and those who do not.