Why do trainees 'drop out' and what can we do about it?

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Author: Alkema, Anne; Dawson, Adrienne


Around 139,000 people participate in industry training in New Zealand, through traineeships and apprenticeships. These people work, generally full time, and complete qualifications while they are working. From 2011 onwards, policy changes in industry training in New Zealand have looked to address the non-completion of industry training qualifications. However, while there has been some improvement in rates of completion for trainees and apprentices, non-completion remains an issue. The Ministry of Education reports that in 2014 there was still only a five-year cohort qualification...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Participation; Research; Employment

Keywords: No Frills Conference; Trainee; Completion; Barrier; Dropout; Case study

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: 17 slides

Also called: Encouraging qualification completion: why do trainees 'drop out' and what can we do about it?

Conference number: 25th

Date: 2016

Place: Rockhampton, Queensland

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 125.69

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