Advantages and Disadvantages of Work Based Learning

Advantages and disadvantages of work based learning

Education is one of the corner stone’s for social improvement, the form the education comes in, varies from the high achiever in the academic world that leads to a university education.   Next in line to that is those who attained grades that will get them accepted to a college for further education that will lead to a specific qualification in an industry of   their choice with awards, from an awarding body that is   recognised on a local as well as national level and is supported by government   funded agencies,   college   also provides   further education for students serving   apprenticeships in a wide spectrum of trades that require different levels of academic achievement   .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The school leaver that has no academic qualifications tends to follow one of two routes the first is part time college course to achieve qualifications that were missed out on while in school this in some cases this can funded by local or national funds. The second option is that of the government funded work based training route   this usually is offered by the department for work and pensions through the “job centre” after a period of unemployment and while claiming a job seekers allowance this also applies to the unemployed adults and the long term unemployed and the level of education standard achieved by the candidate will decide on the success of the candidate as most government funded training courses have no entrance exam

Government funded work based training has being around for a number of years   from as early as1903 when the association for higher education for working men was founded later to become the WEA   in 1905 (workers educational association)and by 1968 was catering for 150,000...