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dc.contributor.author Mwewa, W.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-13T13:47:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-13T13:47:46Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.citation Mwewa, W.L. (1999) The development of apprentices in the construction industry: a Botswana case study, Botswana Journal of Technology, Vol.8, No.1, pp. 53-61 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1019 1593
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/882
dc.description.abstract The demand for adequate training of artisans and apprentices in the construction industry cannot be over emphasized in view of the rapid changes the industry is undergoing. Many of of these changes are continously taking place especially in the areas of utilization and maintainability of construction materials. The local vocational institutions should vigorously embark on reviewing the vocational education and training. This will result in the supply of cadres with acceptible quality of training in order to meet the challenges of the building industry. In spite of the ten years of involvement by the local vocational institutions in the training of artisans and apprentices there is still shortage of skilled manpower. The aim of the paper, therefore, is to assess the relevance of the vocational training programs and the trends of output of artisans and apprentices trained before and after the second construction boom from boom from 1986 to 1990 and 1992 to 1996. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Botswana, www.ub.bw en_US
dc.subject Apprenticeship en_US
dc.subject construction industry en_US
dc.subject Botswana en_US
dc.title The development of apprentices in the construction industry: a Botswana case study en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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