Large employers and apprenticeship training
CIPD, 2006 - Business & Economics - 50 pages
Why are relatively few large employers involved in Advanced Apprenticeship training in the UK? What value do employers place on apprenticeship training? And what's the best role for apprenticeships in the modern workplace? The result of a year-long study by King's College London, this report draws on the findings from interviews with 30 large organisations in engineering, construction, retailing and information communications.
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