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Training Practices Survey

Name of Collection
Training Practices Survey

Contact
Assistant Director
Education Statistics Research Unit
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616

Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 7798
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 8013
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

Purpose
To produce information to assist in policy development on enterprise-based training and the evaluation of national training policies.

Description
The 1997 Training Practices Survey collected information from employers in Australia on the types of training provided to their employees. It also explored reasons why employers adopted certain practices and what influenced their decisions. The Training Practices Survey used the same sample of employers that had been selected for the Training Expenditure Survey, 1996. The sample consisted of approximately 6,000 employers and was stratified by sector, industry and employer size. Information was collected by mail questionnaire.

Data Detail
Many characteristics of employer training practices including:

  • Factors affecting level of training expenditure;
  • Methods used to determine structured training requirements;
  • Structured in-house training;
  • Methods of training delivery;
  • Limitations to providing training;
  • Importance of unstructured training to occupational groups;
  • Factors affecting the level of unstructured training; and
  • Organisational profile.

    In relation to transport, data are available for persons employed in the transport and storage industry.
    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data release is irregular.

    Historical Data
    Comparisons between the Training Expenditure Survey (1996) and earlier Training Practices Surveys (1989, 1990, and 1994) are possible.

    Products and Services
    Publications
    Employer Training Practices, Australia (cat. no. 6356.0)
    Other
    Special data services are available on request.

    Example of Information Available




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