The Manufacturers' Network Newsletter - December 2018

5 December 2018

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Commentary:

Higher Apprenticeships – The way forward to meet the demands of the future     

Apprenticeships are one of the most important methods for up-skilling our people and building talent in our businesses, especially in the practical and trades-focused areas which are often missed by the tertiary sector. We are starting to see more work around the world in creating Higher Apprenticeships – those with more advanced pathways to build skills and achieve higher qualifications than are offered in most apprenticeships.

Higher Apprenticeships also offer an opportunity to build skills in new areas that were previously not serviced, such as networked manufacturing and wider advanced manufacturing technology. During a recent trip overseas, I had the opportunity to familiarise myself with recent efforts to establish these apprenticeships in Australia and the UK. 

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