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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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The Greater Hobart-Southern Region recorded 9,037 and 9,438 apprentices and trainees in training during 2001 and 2002, which accounted for 46.4% and 45.1% of Tasmania's apprentices and trainees for the same period respectively.

More males than females were employed as apprentices and trainees for 2001 and 2002 in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region. In 2002, males accounted for 55.4% (5,229) of all apprentices and trainees in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, with females accounting for 44.6% (4,209).

In 2002, the most common employment groups for male trainees and apprentices in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region were labourers and related workers (837 males) and other intermediate production and transport workers (503 males). For female trainees and apprentices, intermediate service workers (1,003 females), and intermediate clerical workers (879 females) were the most common employment groups.


APPRENTICES AND TRAINEES IN TRAINING - Greater Hobart-Southern Region(a)(b)

2001

2002

Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons

Occupation being trained for
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Managers, professionals & associate professionals
263
114
377
275
131
406
Tradespersons & related workers
Mechanical & fabrication engineering
np
np
246
np
np
200
Automotive
214
-
214
210
-
210
Electrical & electronics
234
4
238
np
np
228
Construction
np
np
305
np
np
357
Food
283
132
415
304
132
436
Skilled agricultural & horticultural
np
np
26
np
np
25
Other trades
117
182
299
105
176
281
Advanced clerical, sales & services workers
14
86
100
21
135
156
Intermediate clerical, sales & service workers
Intermediate clerical
183
757
940
288
879
1,167
Intermediate sales & related
198
241
439
300
400
700
Intermediate service
276
817
1,093
344
1,003
1,347
Intermediate production & transport workers
Intermediate plant
287
5
292
np
np
270
Intermediate machine
44
13
57
46
13
59
Road & rail
193
29
222
284
69
353
Other intermediate production & transport
623
106
729
503
93
596
Elementary clerical, sales & service workers
Elementary clerks
322
454
776
243
329
572
Elementary sales
286
616
902
228
453
681
Elementary service
175
34
209
175
31
206
Labourers & related workers
830
328
1,158
837
351
1,188
Total in training
5,112
3,925
9,037
5,229
4,209
9,438

Number in training as at 31 December(c)
3,388
2,331
5,719
3,546
2,687
6,233

- nil or rounded to zero
np not available for publication, but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Counts of apprentices and trainees are based on data available at April 2, 2003. Region determined by residential postcode.
(b) At any time during 2001 and 2002.
(c) The numbers at 31 December (end of year) are shown for comparison.

Source: Office of Post-Compulsory Education and Training, Department of Education.


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