Education and Training Challenges for the Australian Forestry Sector: An Analysis Based on Recent Trends in University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Completions

@inproceedings{Pratley2010EducationAT,
  title={Education and Training Challenges for the Australian Forestry Sector: An Analysis Based on Recent Trends in University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) Completions},
  author={James Pratley and Peter Kanowski and Lyndall Bull},
  year={2010}
}
As in other Australian primary industry sectors, there has been increasing concern over the past decade about the skills shortages evident in the forestry sector, and the education and training needs of the sector. The forestry sector, like others in the primary industries, is characterised by relatively low levels of workforce qualifications compared with community-wide averages. We review nationally-consistent data on degree completions at postgraduate research and undergraduate levels, and… CONTINUE READING

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