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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-06093: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 12 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much has been provided through apprenticeship funding for early years workforce (a) recruitment and (b) training in each year since 2011-12.

Answered by: Mark McDonald 26 January 2017

The following table provides information on Modern Apprenticeship spend drawn down by learning providers for early years related frameworks.

 

Spend

2011-12

£4,766,889

2012-13

£4,529,871

2013-14

£4,936,317

2014-15

£4,993,634

2015-16

£4,987,672

Please note that Skills Development Scotland make funding contributions towards training only. Recruitment costs are covered by employers.

For Foundation Apprenticeships, there was spend of £34,723 to one provider to deliver a 2015-17 pathfinder for the Children and Young People Foundation Apprenticeship Framework.