Traditional trade apprenticeships: still a trusted brand?


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Author: Davis, Steve; Walker, Simon; Curry, Ian


Do we value tertiary and vocational education equally? Have apprenticeships lost their sense of purpose? With recent budget announcements and the need to build a skilled workforce to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing economy, apprenticeships are in the spotlight. Steve Davis talks to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Managing Director, Simon Walker and Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) National Coordinator - Skills, Training and Apprenticeships, Ian Curry, about the future of traditional trades and how the perception of apprenticeships has...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Industry; Career development; Traineeship; Participation

Keywords: Regulation; Career choice; History; Apprenticeable occupation; Completion; Perception

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2020

Physical description: podcast (28 min.) + 13 p. (transcript)

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Series: Vocational voices; Season 5, episode 2

This podcast was released on 3 November 2020.

Resource type: Webinar or podcast

Document number: TD/TNC 142.48

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