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Getting the best from your investment in training an apprentice - A Competenz research paper

Author: Competenz; The University of Auckland

Organisation: Competenz

Published: October 2015

Country: New Zealand

Research type: Case study, Report.

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.