Reasons for unmet job-related training needs or wants, training participants1 and non-participants, Canada, 2008
|Training conflicted with work schedule||48||43|
|Did not have the prerequisites||4||5|
|Lack of employer support||15||12|
|Training too expensive/could not afford||33||40|
|Training offered at inconvenient time||25||21|
|Lack of confidence||4||10|
1. A participant is an employed adult who received formal, job-related training during the reference year. Training encompasses structured learning activities and includes courses, workshops, private lessons and guided on-the job training that do not lead to a formal education credential. Participation in educational programs is also included.
More information on ASETS is available under "Surveys" on the Statistics Canada Web site at www.statcan.gc.ca, and in the recent research paper, Lifelong Learning Among Canadians Aged 18 to 64 Years: First Results from the 2008 Access and Support to Education and Training Survey, Catalogue no. 81-595-M-No. 079.
Source: Statistics Canada, Access and Support to Education and Training Survey.
Updated June 15, 2010.
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