Vocational trajectories within the Australian labour market


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Author: Yu, Serena; Bretherton, Tanya; Schutz, Hanna


This report explores the movements that workers make in the workforce and whether there are any commonalities. It also considers whether these movements can be characterised as vocational pathways. Workers within the finance, primary, health and electrical trades/engineering industries were interviewed about their employment and study history, career progression and reasons for any movements. They found that, within medium- to high-skill roles, workers either move upwards into roles with greater responsibilities or they move laterally into related roles expanding their technical skills...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Employment; Career development; Industry; Research; Statistics; Pathways; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Outcomes; Income; Qualifications; Workforce development

Keywords: Employees; Interview; Data analysis; Outcomes of education and training; Educational level; Labour mobility

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2012

Physical description: 49 p.

ISBN: 9781922056276

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 109.33

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