The Impact of Technology on Apprenticeship Training in Canada – Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

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This report describes six technology trends and their impact on apprenticeship.  Among these trends are the incorporation of information and communications technologies into machinery and equipment, the increased importance of vendor training in proprietary technologies and the growth of e-learning as the preferred mode of training delivery among many employers.  The report describes how apprenticeship training is adapting to these changes through greater use of 3-D and simulation technologies.  The report discusses at length various issues related to e-learning, including obstacles that must be addressed if the use of e-learning is to be expanded in the apprenticeship system.

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