Training Practices SurveyFactors 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
Name of Collection
Training Practices Survey
Education Statistics Research Unit
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 7798
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 8013
To produce information to assist in policy development on enterprise-based training and the evaluation of national training policies.
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.
Many characteristics of employer training practices including:
In relation to transport, data are available for persons employed in the transport and storage industry.
Australia, States and Territories.
Frequency of Data Availability
Data release is irregular.
Comparisons between the Training Expenditure Survey (1996) and earlier Training Practices Surveys (1989, 1990, and 1994) are possible.
Products and Services
Employer Training Practices, Australia (cat. no. 6356.0)
Special data services are available on request.
Example of Information Available