Issue details

Education, Skills and Growth Overview and Scrutiny Panel: Apprenticeships Review

To present the recommendations of the Education, Skills and Growth panel which looked to identify how to; increase in the number of young people taking up apprenticeships in the borough, increase in the range of apprenticeships in the borough, reduce the barriers locally which prevent young people taking up apprenticeships with focus on the impact of Corona virus. and Identify and assess barriers to local businesses employing apprentices and reduce those barriers.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/12/2020

Decision due: 16 Mar 2021 by Executive

Lead member: Mrs Gill Birch, Chair of Education, Skills and Growth Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Lead director: Executive Director: Delivery

Department: Delivery

Contact: Emma Young, Democratic and Registration Services Officer Email: Tel: 01344 352269.

Consultation process

The Overview and Scrutiny Panel will consult with witnesses, carry out a survey and present a final report to the Overview and Scrutiny Commission.  



The panel has consulted with interested parties including Apprentices, The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, Activate Learning and Bracknell Forest Council Officers.

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director, Delivery.

Financial Impact: To be determined

Document(s) to be considered: Apprenticeship report of the working group


Agenda items

Background papers