Traditional trade apprenticeships: learnings from the field


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Author: Misko, Josie; Wibrow, Bridget


A companion to 'Traditional trade apprenticeships: training activity, employer incentives and international practice' [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 139.05], this report collates qualitative material from in-depth interviews and focus groups with employers, trainers, apprentices and relevant government officials describing what is effective, what is not, and what needs improvement in apprenticeship training. Our research finds that the current combination of off- and on-the-job training is, on the whole, working effectively and should continue to play a key role in apprenticeship...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes

Keywords: Apprenticeable occupation; Apprenticeship contract; On the job training; Off the job training; Skill needs; Technological change; Relevance of education and training; Recruitment; Employment practice; Training activities; Training content; Regulation; Financial aspects; Employers; Trainers; Apprentice; Perception; Opinion

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2020

Physical description: 61 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 139.05

ISBN: 9781925717440

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 139.02

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