Learning construction: skill formation in the construction industry: a report by the University of Technology, Sydney and the National Centre for Vocational Education Research

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Author: Hayton, Geoff; Garrick, John; Guthrie, Hugh

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University of Technology, Sydney (UTS); National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


The aims of this study (commissioned by the Construction Industry Development Agency (CIDA)) were to describe and evaluate current skill formation practices in the construction industry, particularly the practices on large construction projects, and to assess the likely and desirable effects of the Carmichael and Finn reforms on entry level training in the construction industry. The focus of the study was the link between workplace reform and skill formation in the industry. The study sought to provide a strategic view of current skill formation in the construction industry in relation...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Skills and knowledge; Industry; Teaching and learning; Workforce development

Keywords: Skill development; Workplace education and training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Construction Industry Development Agency, 1993

Physical description: vi, 111 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 34.107

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