Characteristics of Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Programs: Implications for Evaluation Design. 5. Resources for Registered Apprenticeship Programs

09/13/2011

Ensuring the availability of adequate resources for operating the LTC RAPs that were visited was stated as a challenge for all of the sponsors except for Agape. However, even sponsors who faced financial challenges felt that the LTC RAP was worth the investment. These resources required for successfully operating a LTC RAP include staff for training and supervising apprentices, space and equipment for training, and funding for paid time in related technical instruction, wage progression, and bonuses. This section provides a summary of the resources needed across the sites visited and the challenges that the sponsors experience in providing these resources. Staff and budgets for the LTC RAPs are modest across all five sites, and some sites supplement their resources with assistance from partner organizations.

View full report

Preview
Download

"LTCRAPch.pdf" (pdf, 1.19Mb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®