HC Deb 20 July 1934 vol 292 c1418W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office what percentage of men who start vocational training succeed in passing the final tests; what percentage of these enter straight into civil employment; and what percentage of these fail to give satisfaction and lose their position within a few months?


With regard to the first part of the question, exact figures are not available, but very few men who complete the course fail to pass the final tests. With regard to the second part, for the year ended 30th June, 1934, 74 per cent. of the men obtained employment before leaving the centres and a further 13 per cent. found employment after leaving the centres. With regard to the last part, it is not possible to maintain touch with every man who leaves the centres, but very few complaints are received, and employers frequently express their satisfaction with men who have been trained at the centres and ask for additional men.

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