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Apprenticeship boost welcome and necessary

May 19, 2016

Today's announcement that 5,500 more apprentices will be supported over the next four years is a welcome and necessary boost, says the Industry Training Federation.

Minister Steven Joyce announced today that $14.4 million will be spent over the next four years. 

“We’re very pleased the government has listened to the sector and recognised this growing demand.” says ITF Chief Executive Josh Williams.

It is also a positive acknowledgement of the role of employers as a critical part of the tertiary sector, delivering relevant skills and qualifications to working people.

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