When one door closes: VET's role in helping displaced workers find jobs


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Author: Wibrow, Bridget; Circelli, Michelle


This 'At a glance' combines findings from NCVER-commissioned research looking at cross-occupational skill transferability, along with key points raised at the research forum 'When one door closes: VET's role in re-skilling displaced workers' hosted by NCVER in November 2015. It highlights the current industries and occupations with displaced workers, and discusses the role of the vocational education and training sector in helping them to find new jobs. The paper highlights opportunities to increase mobility between occupations, such as reconfiguring training packages, increasing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Industry; Vocational education and training; Labour market

Keywords: Displaced worker; Transferable skill; Skill needs; Industry restructuring; Occupation; Labour mobility

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: 9 p.

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Also called: When one door closes: vocational education and training's role in helping displaced workers find jobs

Related items: TD/TNC 122.960; TD/TNC 124.04

ISBN: 9781925173512

Materials from the NCVER Forum, When One Door Closes: VET's Role in Re-skilling Displaced Workers Research Forum, are indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 122.960.
'Cross-occupational skill transferability: challenges and opportunities in a changing economy' is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 124.04.

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2016. With the exception of the Coat of Arms, this publication is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au

Document number: TD/TNC 124.03

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