Factors that contribute to retention and completion rates for apprentices and trainees


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This study explored retention in apprenticeships and traineeships and the factors that influence this process. The objectives of this research were to identify and describe factors that underlie the process of retention, analyse those most amenable to change and examine a number of interventions that could be used to enhance retention and contribute to increased completion of apprenticeships and traineeships. A qualitative research approach was taken in the study. Interviews enabled a close exploration of the factors that contribute to retention and completion within various occupational...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Apprenticeship; Outcomes; Traineeship; Students; Participation; Employment; Career development

Keywords: Apprentice; Apprenticeable occupation; Outcomes of education and training; Trainee; Student retention; Student attrition; Occupation; Career choice

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2001

Physical description: 61 p.

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ISBN: 0873977327 (print); 0873977335 (online)

Statement of responsibility: R. Harris ... [et al.]

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 66.72

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