1307.8 - Australian Capital Territory in Focus, 2007  
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APPRENTICES AND TRAINEES

The number of apprentices and trainees in training within the ACT has grown in recent years, from 3,700 at 31 December 2001 to 6,000 at 31 December 2006. Occupation groups with the largest numbers of apprentices and trainees in training at 31 December 2006 were Trades and related workers (2,600 persons), Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers (1,400 persons) and Associate professionals (800 persons).


6.6 Apprentices and trainees, In-training by occupation - ACT - As at 31 December

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005(a)
2006(a)
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Managers, administrators and professionals
-
-
-
0.1
0.1
0.2
Associate professionals
0.1
0.1
0.5
0.9
0.8
0.8
Trades and related workers
1.9
1.9
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.6
Advanced clerical and service workers
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
0.9
1.1
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.4
Intermediate production and transport workers
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.4
0.4
0.3
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
0.1
0.2
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.2
Labourers and related workers
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3
Total(b)
3.7
4.0
5.5
5.8
5.9
6.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Estimated figures, based on a sample.
(b) Includes 'Unknown' responses.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics: Apprentices and trainees - December quarter 2006, Summary, State and territory tables.


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