Occupation Achievement Comparison (1963)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, Bundesvorstand, Düsseldorf
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund,Bundesvorstand, Duesseldorf (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Vocational education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
occupational choice; career prospect; training; career aspiration; part-time vocational school
  • Abstract

    Two-part survey among participants of the occupation achievement comparison: 1. Judgement on the occupational training situation and 2. Occupational achievement data. Topics: 1. Important factors in choice of training occupation; training conditions in the company and in the vocational school; concern of superior for training and report booklet; existence of apprentice instruction and training shop in the company; occupation advice from the employment office; participation in occupation promotion courses outside of the company and in the vocational school; occupational goal; desired employment after conclusion of training; company size; hobby; membership in a club; social origins. 2. From file analysis information on: achievements in the individual vocational school subjects; membership in a trade union. Demography: age (classified); sex; school education.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Participants in the occupation achievement comparison in summer 1963.
Probability: Simple random; Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Content coding
  • Mail survey and file analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1881
Survey unit: trainees; others### The current data set with 1881 cases contains 969 drop-outs. For the drop-outs the background variables and the achievement data from the file analysis are available.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0475 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Ledig, Peter-Kristian: Tatbestände: Ein Beitrag zur Diskussion um den Stand der Berufsausbildung. Ergebnisse des Berufsleistungsvergleichs 1963 des DGB. Köln: Bund-Verlag o. J.. (Gewerkschaftliche Beiträge zu Fragen der Berufsbildung).

Update Metadata: 2020-12-01 | Issue Number: 101 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21