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Most apprenticeships are poor quality, study finds

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Gill Plimmer reported for the Financial Times on the Sutton Trust Levels of Success report

Apprentices in top quality schemes will be paid £50,000 more during their lifetime than undergraduates at all but Britain’s top universities, earning close to £1.5m over their career.

But most apprentice schemes are poor quality, offer little beyond traditional work experience and provide only marginally better lifetime earnings than secondary school, according to fresh research from the Sutton Trust, a charity working to improve social mobility through education.

Read her full report here (£)