The journey of Ontario apprentices: from high school to the workforce

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Author: Chatoor, Ken; Kaufman, Amy


The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) undertook this study to gain a better understanding of the province's apprenticeship system, and to shed light on concerns about apprenticeship completion rates and shortages within the skilled trades. To conduct this study, HEQCO used the 2016 Census, the 2015 National Apprenticeship Survey, and the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, all of which have been linked to income tax files. The newly available data linkages allowed the researchers to follow apprentices from their high school years, through their...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Labour market; Participation; Income; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Completion; Transition from education and training to employment; Employment outcomes; Return on education and training; Skill shortage; Apprenticeable occupation; Longitudinal data; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Toronto, Ontario: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2020

Physical description: 33 p. (report) + 4 p. (appendix)

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Also called: The journey of Ontario apprentices: from high school to the workforce: appendix

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.770

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