Helping displaced older workers get back into employment: good practice guide

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This good practice guide is based on the report 'Industry restructuring and job loss: helping older workers get back into employment' by Victor J. Callan and Kaye Bowman [indexed at TD/TNC 122.10]. The aim of the research was to identify evidence-based practices that led to successful skills transfer, re-skilling, training and the attainment of new jobs for older workers displaced from often lower-skilled jobs in the manufacturing industries. This guide informs employers, employment placement agencies and related support services, training providers and overall coordinating agencies in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Industry; Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Research; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Older worker; Displaced worker; Low skilled worker; Industry restructuring; Case study; Skill development; Retraining; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; New South Wales; Victoria; South Australia; Tasmania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: [8] p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 122.10; TD/TNC 122.03

The associated publication 'The end of car manufacturing in Australia: what is the role of training?' is indexed at TD/TNC 122.03.

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 122.11

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