Broadening the apprenticeship pipeline

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Author: Johnson, Melissa; Spiker, Katie


Apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning are important tools for helping workers acquire skills employers need. To reach the most workers and businesses, more work needs to be done to diversify the apprenticeship pipeline to include more women, low-wage workers, and parents of young children. Underrepresented workers without adequate industry experience often need pre-employment or pre-apprenticeship training before they reach the skill level necessary to enter work-based learning programs. But, training alone may not be sufficient to ensure success. Pre-apprenticeship...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Teaching and learning; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Prevocational education and training; Work based learning; Skill needs; Skill development; Family; Social aspects; Barrier; Student services; Student retention; Case study; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: National Skills Coalition, 2018

Physical description: 11 p.

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Also called: Broadening the apprenticeship pipeline: pre-employment training and affordable childcare are key to access and retention in work-based learning programs

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 142.902

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