Successful transitions into the labour market for equity groups


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Author: Pfeiffer, Linda


For many groups entry into the labour market is marred by cumulative barriers however, labour market programs for those disadvantaged in the labour market are funded and designed to combat these barriers. This paper presents data from successful labour market programs (Certificate III in Hospitality and Certificate II Security Operations) conducted by a regional volunteer-based multicultural organisation in central Queensland. Findings from these programs are explored in terms of outcomes for equity groups with a focus on gender, age, education level, non English speaking background ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Equity; Disadvantaged; Demographics; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Entry into working life; Regional; Employability

Geographic subjects: Queensland; Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: AVETRA Secretariat, 2014

Physical description: 14 p.

Conference number: 17th

Date: 2014

Place: Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Resource type: Conference paper

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 116.1628

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