Work and qualifications futures for artisans and technicians

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Author: Gamble, Jeanne


This report aims to give insight into the changing nature of knowledge and skill at artisanal and technician level. The main research question is: What knowledge and skill does a 21st century artisan need? The report draws from an empirical base established through four sector studies (boat building; engineering; film production; tourism and hospitality) investigating sector and company futures, workplace culture futures, as well as work and qualification futures for artisans and technicians. Key findings of the study point to shifts in the types of knowledge on which diagnostics and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Qualifications; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Workforce development

Keywords: Apprenticeable occupation; Competence; Skill needs; Knowledge level; Skill analysis; Skilled worker; Future; Workforce planning

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Pretoria, South Africa: Labour Market Intelligence Partnership, Human Sciences Research Council, 2016

Physical description: xii, 46 p.

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Series: LMIP report; no. 19

Related items: TD/TNC 131.1060

The related publication 'Work and qualifications futures for artisans and technicians: a research guide' is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 131.1060.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 125.830

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