Author: Competenz; The University of Auckland
Published: August 2014
This study asked employers in companies which train apprentices in the industries Competenz supports: How do you get the best from your investment in training an apprentice? The study covers apprenticeships in these industries: baking, engineering, fire protection, forestry, furniture, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plastics manufacturing, refrigeration and air conditioning and wood manufacturing. The findings are relevant to all Competenz apprenticeship-based industries, including those not surveyed. While every industry has its unique features and challenges, many aspects of apprenticeship training are common across industries.