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Table 4 Net costs of training an apprentice in customer care at level 2 in retailing, 2011.

From: Employers and apprenticeships in England: costs, risks and policy reforms

  Year 1
Background information
 Drop out rate (%) 5
 Apprentice salary (£ pa) £11,056
 Salary of fully experienced worker + NI (£ pa) £11,795
 Apprentice productivity (% of skilled worker tasks undertaken by apprentice) 100
Supervision (per trainee)
 % Training manager’s time spent training (pa) 1
 % Line manager’s time spent training (pa) 5
 % Supervisor’s time spent training (pa) 13
 Training manager’s salary (£ pa) £19,000
 Line manager’s salary (£ pa) £19,667
 Supervisor’s salary (£ pa) £12,400
 Total labour costs of supervision (including employer NI contributions) £3028
Total training costs per apprentice (£)
 Costs of recruiting the apprentice £0
 Course fees £0
 Supervision costs £3028
 Administrative costs/other costs £11,605
 Total cost £14,633
Total benefit to employer per apprentice
 Trainee product £11,975
 Other income (please specify) £0
 Total benefit per trainee £11,975
 Net cost per apprentice £2838
 Net cost including drop out £2977