Australian vocational education and training statistics: completion and attrition rates for apprentices and trainees 2019

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This publication presents completion and attrition rates for apprentices and trainees using three different methodologies: (1) contract completion and attrition rates: based on the outcomes of contracts of training; (2) individual completion rates: based on contract completion rates and adjusted for recommencement factor; and (3) projected contract completion and attrition rates for the latest commencing apprentice and trainee cohorts: based on a 'life tables' methodology. Individual completion rates for apprentices and trainees commencing in 2015, the latest year for which final rates...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Participation; Outcomes

Keywords: Apprentice; Trainee; Completion; Student attrition; Dropout; Statistical data; Outcomes of education and training; Statistical analysis

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2020

Physical description: 1 report (18 p.) + 1 support document ([7] p.) + 1 Excel document

Also called: Completion and attrition rates for apprentices and trainees 2019

ISSN: 1839-3497

This superseded publication has been removed from the NCVER portal but is still available in VOCEDplus for archival/research purposes. The latest publication can be accessed via the VOCEDplus Statistical resources page at:

Resource type: Statistical resource

Document number: TD/TNC 140.09

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