Story: Apprenticeships and trade training

Apprentices and industry trainees, 1930–2008

Apprentices and industry trainees, 1930–2008

These graphs show how the numbers of apprentices and their present-day equivalents, modern apprentices and industry trainees, have varied over time. The Industry Training Act 1992 removed the traditional scheme, resulting in the gap in the upper graph. The Modern Apprenticeship scheme was launched in 2000. Modern apprentices are included in the figures for industry trainees.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Sources: Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, H-11; Ministry of Education

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How to cite this page:

Jeremy Baker, 'Apprenticeships and trade training - The post-war years', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2022)

Story by Jeremy Baker, published 11 Mar 2010