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ERIC Number: ED535567
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1440-0359
Australian Vocational Education & Training Statistics: Apprentices and Trainees, 2011--Annual
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This annual publication provides a summary of training activity in apprenticeships and traineeships in Australia for the period 2001 to 2011. It includes information on training rates, individual completion rates, and duration of training. Highlights include: (1) 3.9% of Australian workers were employed as an apprentice or trainee as at December 2011, compared with 3.4% in 2001; (2) Within the trades, 11.9% of workers were employed as an apprentice or trainee as at December 2011, compared with 9.5% in 2001; (3) Overall commencements increased by 1.4% from 2010 to 2011, with trade commencements down 5.9%; (4) The individual completion rate for apprentices and trainees commencing in 2006 was 57.3% for trade occupations and 54.4% for non-trade occupations; and (5) 36.4% of trade apprentices and trainees completing at certificate III and above in 2011 finished their training in two years or less, compared with 23.9% in 2001. (Contains 4 figures, 17 tables, and 14 notes.) [Funding for this paper was provided through the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. For the "Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics: Apprentices and Trainees, 2010--Annual," see ED522595.]
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: Adult Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia