NCVER – Media Release
Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Apprenticeships play a very important role in Australia’s system of skills development, having had a long history of successfully combining paid on-the-job training in tandem with formal skills and knowledge development. In 2020, apprentices and trainees represented 17% of all students enrolled in a training package qualification. There are, however, a number of issues in the system that have persisted over time, according to a new report released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER).