Industry apprentices were working in prior to starting training

From the source of new apprentices analysis we found most apprentices were working in the year leading up to starting training. This dashboard digs down on this group to investigate which industries these apprentices were working in.

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The industry of the trainee is defined via the ANZSIC 2006 code associated with their employer. For each year from 2007 to 2016, we take all new trainees in the ITO's we follow. From these trainees we track their primary activity each year prior to starting training within the period of 2007 to 2016. We rank activities in order of:


Where do apprentices arrive from?

Only 12% of apprentices start training the year after finishing secondary school.


Where do apprentices end up?

Most apprentices retain in their respective industries after completing training, with many progressing into self-employment

Apprentices Origins Source