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Apprenticeship 101

Whether you’re working in the trades or a budding apprentice looking for information, Apprenticehip 101 provides you the essential basics you need to know.

Essential information about Canada’s apprenticeship systems. Learn facts, terminology and other important details about apprenticeship in Canada.

What Is Apprenticeship?

What Is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is a work-based post-secondary pathway, combining on-the-job learning and time in class to develop skills in-demand across Canada.

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Becoming an Apprentice

Becoming an Apprentice

Apprentices must meet criteria defined by their province or territory. In most cases, you need a job and must be registered.

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Hiring an Apprentice


Hiring an Apprentice

Skilled trades employers are in a unique position to pass along trade skills while they meet the workforce demands of their business.

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Apprenticeship Regulatory Systems

Apprenticeship Regulatory Systems

Apprenticeship is regulated by each province and territory, resulting in slightly different designated trades and requirements across Canada.

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Ask an Expert

If you are looking for advice related to apprenticeship, let us connect you to subject-matter experts within the skilled trades.

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