Apprenticeships - a winning formula

The Industry Training Federation is welcoming a report from the Ministry of Education which highlights the effectiveness of industry training apprenticeships over ‘managed’ apprenticeships, through polytechnics or Institutes of Technology.

The Education Ministry study shows that industry training apprenticeships result in higher completion rates and longer-term employment prospects.

"Industry training apprenticeships take place on the job. They are practical and benefit both workers and employers," says Acting ITF Chief Executive Kevin Bryant. "Integrating study with practical skills and workplace knowledge is a winning formula."

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