Document Abstract

Collected case studies: apprenticeships

Presents case studies demonstrating how cities implement apprenticeships and how they are endeavouring to: meet the skills gaps of local economies; overcome financial barriers faced by employers; find the most appropriate training provider for employers’ needs; find the most appropriate training provider for employers’ needs; support small and medium sized businesses in creating apprenticeships; raise awareness about apprenticeships among employers; promote apprenticeships among young people and their parents, make the case for apprenticeships in financial and knowledge based services; bridge the gap between school and the workplace; close the skills gap between demand and supply; and ensure young people develop the skills employers want. Covers the use of employers’ networks, providing incentives, getting apprentices to share their experiences, and supporting hard-to-reach young people through pre-employment training.

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Author:
Centre for Cities
Year:
2017
Pages:
20
Ref No:
B49277
Source:
Centre for Cities

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