The impact of wages on the probability of completing an apprenticeship or traineeship


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Author: Karmel, Tom; Mlotkowski, Peter


Making use of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) 'Apprentice and trainee destination survey', the primary focus of this research is the impact of wages on the decision not to continue with an apprenticeship or traineeship. The approach taken is to model three wages relevant to apprentices and trainees: the wage during training; the expected wage in alternative employment; and the expected wage on completion. The results of these models are then used as inputs into a model which estimates the impact of wages on the final probability of completing an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Statistics; Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Outcomes; Income; Employment

Keywords: Apprentice; Trainee; Wage; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2010

Physical description: 53 p.

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Series: NCVER monograph series; no. 04/2010

ISBN: 9781921413971 (print); 9781921413988 (web)

ISSN: 1837-0659

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 101.01

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