To increase the popularity of the apprenticeship programs as well as to create benefits for individuals and the state, and for the firms providing apprenticeships, it is important to provide reliable information to firms about the circumstances where apprenticeship models are a potential win-win situation. Therefore, Samuel Mühlemann and Stefan Wolter have summarised seven important findings from cost-benefit-surveys of apprenticeship training programmes in this paper.
Ratio of costs and benefits influences firms‘ willingness of providing apprenticeship training
Similar apprenticeship training systems do not necessarily produce similar outcomes
Returns on apprenticeships after training are maybe more important than during
Flexible but coherent training parameters are key for a functioning apprenticeship training system
Variable apprentices' salaries prevent distortions in the apprenticeship market
Apprentices‘ benefits are a relevant factor that must also be considered for a functioning apprenticeship system
Training quality and scope may reduce net costs and increase the returns on education
Publication: The economics of apprenticeship training
To increase the popularity of the apprenticeship programs as well as to create benefits for individuals and the state, and for the firms providing ...