RTTNews - Most college learners in the U.K. believe that their course played an important role in getting a job, a government report revealed Wednesday.

In a survey of over 4,800 college learners, 41% had secured a job two years after they had 'graduated', up from 34% the previous year, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said.

Nearly 62% of learners now in work said their course was either vital or helpful to getting a new or different job after college.

The report showed a substantial decrease in people claiming Job Seekers Allowance from 28% at the beginning of their course, to just 8% a year after completion.

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