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Apprenticeship Training


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Google previewGender Equality at the Heart of Decent Work (2009)

Sixth Item on the Agenda by International Labour Office

Apprenticeship training is an important mechanism of skills transmission for young people, particularly in developing countries. Within the informal economy, it is one of the largest sources of...

However, an important weakness of apprenticeship training is that it tends to benefit young men more than young women because of the traditionally male- oriented sectors in which it is embedded, such as carpentry and mechanics. Apprenticeships do exist for female-dominated sectors such as ...

Google previewWays of Knowing about Birth (2017)

Mothers, Midwives, Medicine, and Birth Activism by Robbie Davis-Floyd

Apprenticeship training is a thoroughly individualized process, the shape and nature of which depends on the relationship that develops between apprentice and mentor. When it is successful, the apprentice–mentor relationship provides a supportive and nurturant educational context within which the apprentice can learn about pregnancy and birth through the immediacy of touch and experience, and can supplement that embodied knowledge with reading and long discussion with ...

Google previewHuman Resource Management: Text & Cases, 2nd Edition

by Sharon Pande & Swapnalekha Basak

Apprenticeship Apprenticeship training is a method in which trainees learn a craft or trade by hands-on experience while working with a skilled worker, usually under a written or implied indentureship agreement. In this, an apprentice is selected by the employer to work for a pre-agreed time frame in return for the opportunity to learn a trade or a skill. The training is a combination of formal classroom sessions and on-the-job training under the supervision of an expert. The systematic ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of India (2006)

by K.R. Gupta, K.R. Gupta & Amita Gupta

Apprenticeship Training Scheme It is obligatory on the part of the employers in specified industries to engage apprentices for undergoing apprenticeship training, varying from one year to four years, under the Apprentices Act, 1961. The training consists of basic training followed by on-the-job or shop floor training in accordance with the standards which is decided by the Government in consultation with the Central Apprenticeship Council. The Apprenticeship Act, 1961 was amended in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History (2015)

by Aaron Brenner, Benjamin Day, Immanuel Ness

Unlike other employer organizations, the NEA did not complement recruitment through employment bureaus with its own apprenticeship training. Outmatched, the IABSIW soon resorted to outright violence. Dynamite attacks and physical assaults occurred widely, occasionally leading to death. The attacks continued until they became public with the infamous 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building that killed several workmen. One consequence of the violence was to refuel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Career Development (2006)

by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gerard A. Callanan

Great Britain offers those leaving school one- and two-year paid apprenticeship training opportunities, while in Sweden, most adolescents select a general, vocational, or technical pathway in upper- secondary school. Currently, the apprenticeship system remains strong in Germany, especially in banking, because it reduces recruitment costs, enhances workplace flexibility, ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

In previous centuries, access to the universities varied across the separate interrelated castes of the pre-modern profession, evident in Britain in the convergent but once separate apprenticeship training of apothecaries and barber -surgeons in contrast to elite physicians. (>Ch. 48 Medical education) This process was virtually complete by the time of the emergence of the para- professions, and indeed was intimately linked to it by providing a new apprentice group or occupational class ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Resource Management (2008)

by Edmund Heery, Mike Noon

It seeks torevive andimprove apprenticeship training in sectors where it is established and extend it to new areas of the economy. Modern Apprenticeships sharesome of thefeaturesof traditionalapprenticeship in that theyare based ona contractofapprenticeship, combine workbased and offthejob training, and share the costs of training through lowerwage rates for apprentices. However ...

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