|Table A30. Length of program, use of classroom instruction, and costs paid by participants, for apprenticeship programs: 2004–05|
|Program characteristic||Average or percent||Standard error|
|Length of program|
|Average length of program, in months||22||3.6|
|Percent of participants with classroom instruction||90.2||3.74|
|Average hours of instruction, for those with classroom instruction||69||8.9|
|Percent of participants paying costs||45.2||7.59|
|Average cost, for participants paying costs||$1,650||$441.1|
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that 49.3 percent of apprenticeship participants were in programs provided by their employer. Provider categories sum to more than 100 because respondents could choose multiple providers. This table includes adults who participated in an apprenticeship program at any time in the 12 months preceding the survey.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.