Final Evaluation of the Pathways to Apprenticeship programme
This research report contains IES research evaluating the Pathways to Apprenticeship programme. The programme gives young people the opportunity to spend a year in College doing preliminary study and to undertake a work placement preparing them for the Welsh Government-supported Apprenticeship scheme.
The report's findings focus on four main areas:
- The enhanceed career prospects and lifetime earnings that the Pathways to Apprenticeship (PtA) programme provided.
- The key areas of success for the programme, including the high levels of completion, attainment and satisfaction amongst learners.
- A consideration of the Welsh Government targets for numbers progressing into Apprenticeship.
- The high rate of administrative and organisational input required in relation to the programme's scale of delivery.