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ERIC Number: ED522595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 25
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1440-0359
Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics: Apprentices and Trainees, 2010--Annual
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This annual publication provides a summary of training activity in apprenticeships and traineeships in Australia, from the period 2000 to 2010. It includes information on training rates, attrition rates, completion rates and duration of training. State/territory cuts of data are also available in excel format in the "data" tab. Highlights include (1) 3.8% of Australian workers were employed as an apprentice or trainee as at December 2010, compared with 3.1% in 2000. (2) Within the trades, 12.1% of workers were employed as an apprentice or trainee as at December 2010, compared with 9.5% in 2000. (3) Overall commencements increased from 2009 to 2010 by 15.7%, with trade commencements up 21.9%. (4)The completion rate for contracts of training commenced in 2005 was 46.2% for trade apprentices and trainees and 52.2% for non-trade apprentices and trainees. (5) Attrition rates from contracts within the first 12 months for apprentices and trainees have remained steady between 2003 and 2009, ranging from 30.5% to 32.9%. (6) 30.1% of trade apprentices and trainees completing at certificate III and above in 2010 finished their training in two years or less, compared with 20.8% in 2000. (Contains 20 tables, 4 figures and 18 notes.)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. P.O. Box 8288, Stational Arcade, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tel: +61-8-230-8400; Fax: +61-8-212-3436; e-mail: ncver@ncver.edu.au; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia