UCAS has seen a record high in the number of apprenticeship applications to the UCAS website.
Students submitted 9,330 apprenticeship applications through UCAS' service for pre-university courses last year, which was up 20% on 2014. The UCAS service for apprenticeships is known as UCAS Progress.
There are over 130,000 A-Level, BTEC, Apprenticeship and other vocational courses listed on the system which offers advice on making successful choices, an application service and careers information.
The national coverage of 16 courses in England and Wales features nearly 15,000 apprenticeships including level 2 and 3 in Business Administration, IT, Digital Marketing and Pharmacy.
Over 6,650 apprenticeship applications have been submitted through UCAS Progress since November.
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