Higher apprenticeships: scoping report to Higher Education and Skills Group

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Author: Guthrie, Hugh; Dowling, Natalie

Abstract:

The Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development commissioned Victoria University to undertake a scoping report investigating what a 'higher apprenticeships' model might look like and whether there is demand for apprentices with broader or deeper skills than a traditional apprenticeship can deliver. The report found that the current system is not necessarily precluding high achievers and that motivated individuals can obtain rewarding and fulfilling trade careers, when given a head start from employers with a positive apprentice culture and support for ongoing skills...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Governance; Workforce development; Qualifications

Keywords: Labour demand; Skill needs; Skill development; Education and training system; Knowledge level; Capacity building; Apprentice; Apprenticeable occupation

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2012

Physical description: [25] p.

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http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Documents/about/research/highapppdf.pdf

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 111.301

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