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Which Apprenticeships Are Most Popular?

Which Apprenticeships Are Most Popular?

We investigated to see which apprenticeships are most popular in the last five years – find out which are below

Which apprenticeships are most popular?  – the most popular apprenticeships in England are business, administration and law, Health, Public Services and Care, Retail and commercial enterprise, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies and Construction, Planning and the Built Environment.

Business, Administration and Law apprenticeships

700,140 apprentices in the area of business, administration and law 2011 – 16

Included in this type of apprenticeship are:

There are many more, including things like the new Paraplanner apprenticeship and the Level 7 Solicitor apprenticeship.

Health, Public Services and Care apprenticeships

566.560 apprenticeships in health, public services and care 2011 – 16

Included in this type of apprenticeship are:

  • Care leadership
  • Children and young people’s workforce
  • Court, tribunal and prosecution admin
  • Emergency fire service
  • Allied health professions
  • Emergency care
  • Optical retail
  • Pharmacy
  • HM Forces
  • policing

Again, there are more that we have listed here so it’s worth investigating.

Retail and Commercial Enterprise apprenticeships

Between 2011 and April 2016 there were 450,450 retail and commercial enterprise apprentice starts.

What kinds of apprenticeships are included in retail and commercial enterprise?

Included in this type of apprenticeship are:

  • Hairdressing and barbering
  • Beauty therapy
  • Catering
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Funeral operations
  • Hospitality
  • International trade and logistics
  • Property services
  • Retail management
  • Vehicle sales

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies apprenticeships

337,520 apprentices in engineering and manufacturing technologies 2011 – 16

Included in this type of apprenticeship are:

  • Engineering construction
  • Aviation ground operative
  • Building services
  • Composite engineering
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Electrotechnical
  • Gas industry
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Nuclear working
  • Rail engineering
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment apprenticeships

80,170 construction and the built environment apprentices 2011 – 16

What kinds of apprenticeships are included in construction, planning and the built environment?

Included in this type of apprenticeship are:

  • Construction civil engineering
  • Construction building
  • Construction management
  • Plumbing and heating
  • surveying

You can find out about all sorts of careers in these sectors and read case studies from those working in the industry through the careers section of our website and if you are a local council, independent careers adviser, school or parent and you would like to get printed copies of the magazine delivered to you then please contact us at movingoninfo@cascaid.co.uk

About Lynette Daly

Lynette is the publishing editor of Moving On magazine. Moving On is devoted to helping young people make good choices for their future – education, qualifications and careers. Moving On really wants to motivate you! Our articles cover a range of topics to inspire and give ideas. Our magazines are delivered free to all schools, colleges and sixth forms in England and is also available online.

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