Apprenticeship Challenges Post Brexit and COVID
Posted 30 September 2021
NOCN Group Chief Executive, Graham Hasting-Evans explains the challenges facing the sector in his article for the Cross-industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force Apprenticeship Vision 2021-22 publication.
We all know that apprenticeship starts at level 2 have fallen substantially in construction since the Apprenticeship Levy was introduced. Since 2018/19 they have fallen by 26.33% from 2018/19 to 2020/21. Although the Covid pandemic has had an impact, the decline in level 2 was already well in train before March 2020. Hence a concern about the impact on the workforce.
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