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Study finds higher apprentices provide 60 greater taxpayer returns

8 September 2014

A landmark new report has found that Higher Apprentices provide 60% greater taxpayer returns than graduates from 'new' universities.

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The report, conducted by Pera Training, one of our approved centres, and the Million Jobs Campaign, the organisation which represents one million young unemployed adults, has found that for every £1 of funding, Higher Apprentices generate £85 in revenue to the Exchequer. In contrast, graduates from 'new' (post-1992) universities generate two-thirds less revenue (£51) per pound of investment.

This new report, entitled 'Varsity Blues: Time for apprenticeships to graduate?' looked for the first time at the direct comparison between graduates and apprentices in terms of earnings, employment and taxpayer returns.

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