Approaches to measuring and understanding employer training expenditure


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The project reported here explored ways in which information on employer expenditure on training has been gathered and how it could be improved. It involved interviews with experts and stakeholders and case studies of firms in four industries: construction, retail trade, manufacturing, and health and community services. As well, Australian and international surveys related to employers and employer expenditure were examined. The case studies confirmed that it was difficult for most organisations to answer the quantitative questions on expenditure asked in the survey. The case studies...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Apprenticeship; Industry; Research; Employment; Finance

Keywords: Expenditure; Case study; Interview; Employees; Employers; Training cost

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2008

Physical description: 49 p.

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ISBN: 9781921412448 (print); 9781921412455 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Andrew Smith [et al.]

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 92.47

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