The employment of apprentices: the barriers [Marshman report]


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Bob Marshman & Associates (Firm)


The Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) contracted Bob Marshman & Associates to provide qualitative information on factors contributing to the decline in apprenticeship commencements in traditional apprenticeship areas. The study set out to collect and undertake a preliminary analysis of employers’ views towards entering into contracts of training to establish what might be the main barriers to employers taking on apprentices in the following areas: building, electrical and engineering. The major barriers perceived by employers related to employment and industrial relations...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Industry; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Education and training system; Employers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Brisbane, Queensland]: [ANTA], 1996

Physical description: 32 p. + appendix

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Statement of responsibility: Bob Marshman & Associates

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Australian National Training Authority reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/LMR 85.655

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