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Factors that contribute to retention and completion rates for apprentices and trainees

Clayton, Berwyn and Harris, Roger and Simons, Michele and Bridge, Ken and Bone, John and Symons, Heather and Pope, Beverley and Cummins, Gail and Blom, Kaaren (2001) Factors that contribute to retention and completion rates for apprentices and trainees. Project Report. National Centre for Vocational Education Research NCVER, Adelaide, South Australia.

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Abstract

This study explored retention in apprenticeships and traineeships and factors that influence this process. The study is based on interviews with over 400 apprentices and trainees as well as with teachers, trainers and workplace supervisors. Identifies a range of personal, industry, labour market, workplace and training factors that contribute to the likelihood of an apprentice or trainee completing their training. It concludes with the view that retention is the collective responsibility of all parties involved - the individual, the employer and the provider of training

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: training and education programs, vocational education, apprentices and trainees, completion in traineeships and prenticeships
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Work-Based Education Research Centre (WERC)
Depositing User: Ms Marcia Millard
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2008 03:20
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:41
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1849
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