Apprenticeship


Recently, apprenticeship schemes have gained importance and more companies are introducing them to attract the right candidates. The concept reviews the benefits and drawbacks of these programmes in organisations and offers implementation steps and practical advice on how to get it right.

Technique Overview

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Definition

A form of vocational training in which the apprentice learns a trade or craft in a dual system consisting of both schooling and 'training on the job' where they are usually under an employee contract (Mincer, 1962).

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  • Apprenticeships (2011) Apprenticeships: Opening the Doors to a Better Future. [Online] Available at: www.apprenticeships.org.uk.
  • Bounds, A. (2009) Coal Sector Back with Rich Seam of Apprenticeships. Financial Time. [Online] Available at: www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2cd59d66-1cc1-11de-977c-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1WFMwrhup.
  • Collins, A., Brown, J.S., and Holum, A. (1991) Cognitive Apprenticeship: Making Thinking Visible. American Educator, Winter Issue.
  • Conboye, J. (2011) No University Regrets for a Real Apprentice. Financial Times. [Online] Available at: www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d0556cb6-6b69-11e0-a53e-00144feab49a.html#axzz1WFMwrhup.

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