An apprentice repairing a car with a mentor. Apprentices often shadow a more senior employee so they can learn the business, ask specific questions and observe how to develop positive relationships at work. Photo: Alamy

Why do an apprenticeship? Vocational training pros and cons, and why Confucius encouraged the practice

Apprenticeships provide valuable opportunities for on-the-job learning and gaining experience. But there are disadvantages too, while social hang-ups and lack of incentives for businesses can be a problem in Hong Kong and China

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An apprentice repairing a car with a mentor. Apprentices often shadow a more senior employee so they can learn the business, ask specific questions and observe how to develop positive relationships at work. Photo: Alamy
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