Phil Toner


Getting it right: responding to what employers and apprentices have to say

To examine a strong surge in apprentice intake during 2003 and more particularly 2004, Phil Toner went directly to those employers, apprentices and Group Training managers who are driving this wave of trade skill apprenticeships. While his report confirms that the uptake in traditional apprenticeships...
Working paper

The occupational and skill structures of new apprenticeships: a commentary

In The Occupational and Skill Structures of New Apprenticeships: A Commentary (Acirrt Working Paper 74), Phil Toner examines the occupational structure of the recent intake of New Apprenticeships. His analysis reveals that traineeships are highly skewed toward slower skilled occupations such as labouring and elementary...