Definition of day release in English:

day release

noun

British
  • [mass noun] A system of allowing employees days off work to go on educational courses.

    ‘she goes to college on day release’
    • ‘The NCTJ - the official training body for journalists - accredits courses throughout the UK, from day release to full time undergraduate.’
    • ‘This is normally done on day release from an employer for the first two years and can be done at Lancaster and Morecambe College.’
    • ‘Instead, they are turning to apprenticeships, which give them hands-on training, together with day release at college.’
    • ‘While there she gained an NVQ level 2 in floristry on day release at Askham Bryan College, near York.’
    • ‘Training can be delivered either by block or day release or evening classes at one of Alliance's specialist training centres or at places of work.’
    • ‘He's been studying for it for a two years on a weekly day release scheme at work.’
    • ‘He then moved to the UK where he attended day release courses, working for a large company until obtaining his Bachelor of Science in chemistry.’
    • ‘Cadden, who is given day release by his employers, will be starting his final year in manufacturing systems engineering in October.’
    • ‘He did an apprenticeship with the Civil Aviation and, with day release and night school training, obtained an HNC in engineering.’
    • ‘The training will take place on site in the workplace or on a day release basis in approved premises.’
    • ‘The next step for her is the Federation of Gemology award, which involves day release and correspondence study.’
    • ‘But life is getting harder for students, with day release from a job to attend college becoming increasingly rare.’
    • ‘Colin Kenny facilitated the day release course for the third six months of 18 month training.’
    • ‘The company's policy sees students train on the job and study on day release for highly respected degrees in either quantity surveying or construction management.’
    • ‘The short-term courses should be given on a part-time basis using a combination of day release and evening study;’
    • ‘He worked for Westinghouse for 48 years, but when he first started his apprenticeship there he had to go on a day release to school.’
    • ‘He enrolled in a day release course at Lancaster and Morecambe College to help him advance himself as a heavy plant fitter.’
    • ‘The Institute has enrolments for part time, day release and evening courses.’

Pronunciation:

day release

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