Survival and Decline of the Apprenticeship System in the Australian and UK Construction Industries

@inproceedings{Toner2008SurvivalAD,
  title={Survival and Decline of the Apprenticeship System in the Australian and UK Construction Industries},
  author={Phillip Toner},
  year={2008}
}
  • Phillip Toner
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • The preservation of the apprenticeship system in the Australian construction industry contrasts with its decline in Britain over the last three decades. This decline is conventionally ascribed to changes in industrial structure, specifically a decline in the role of the public sector, intensification of subcontracting and growth of self-employment. Given that the Australian construction industry has undergone similar structural changes to those in the United Kingdom, this difference in outcome… CONTINUE READING

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