Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has confirmed that the Scottish Government target of 27,000 new MA starts in 2017-18 has been surpassed. The latest annual statistics from SDS show that there were 27,145 MA starts in 2017-18.
The achievement rate of 78% remains the same as the previous year. The percentage of males continues to increase – from 58.7% in 2013-14 to 61.6% in 2017-18. The number of candidates reporting impairment, health condition or learning difficulty has risen considerably over the last five years – from 0.4% in 2013-14 to 11.3% in 2017-18.
SDS has published a Modern Apprenticeship Statistics – Full Year Report 2017-18, available on the SDS web site or via the link below.