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Vocational Training

Volume 237: debated on Friday 4 April 1930

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty, whether the increase of £2,000 in Vote 5 of the Navy Estimates for vocational training is a special provision for the Board of Trade classes referred to in A.F.O. No. 726; and whether the vocational classes are for men in their last year of service only or for all men serving at any period?

The increase referred to is for vocational training generally. The vocational classes are open to suitable qualified men serving at any period, subject to drafting requirements, and include provision for a limited number of selected candidates to take the examination for second class engineers.