The new apprentices for 2012 are about to arrive and the building industry is slowing to a crawl in South Australia. Many apprentices in Wall & Ceiling Lining are on leave or on unpaid time off. Numbers are down to almost half of last years intake, but there is still time to get more…
Extra Training sessions
There is an alternative they can come into tafeSA and complete any training they have missed or have not completed yet for the year.
This does two things fast tracks their training and frees up time later in the year that may be busier and saves employers losing their apprentices when they need them most.
This is also an option that can shorten attendance times for face to face training and maintain employers workforce levels while still providing the financial bonuses paid for apprentices.
The new crew
As I wait for the new students for 2012 I feel encouraged after the great results achieved by the 2011 changed delivery methods and approaches. It will help Validate the changes and confirm the positive improvements are consistence with a different sample group of students.