The transferability of vocational education and learning from the military context to the civilian context


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Author: Holland, Tony; Groves, Lisa


One of the most commonly advanced reasons for joining the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the quality of the training given to enlisted personnel. The access to quality vocational education and training is a significant recruitment and retention benefit put forward by the ADF and is highlighted on all the recruitment related materials available for potential military personnel. This paper describes the results of research undertaken into vocational education and training within the military context and how it compares and aligns with similar civilian delivered vocational education and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Research

Keywords: Transferable skill; Transfer of training; Case study

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: AVETRA, 2011

Physical description: 11 p.

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Conference number: 14th

Date: 2011

Place: Melbourne, Victoria

ISBN: 9780980527537

Papers and presentations made available on the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) website are protected by the ISBN: 9780980527537

Resource type: Conference paper

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 104.278

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