Value of Membership
As a member, you will have the opportunity to tap into CAF-FCA’s extensive national networks and be a part of its apprenticeship research, dialogue and promotion activities.
To undertake similar activities without the support, network and expertise of CAF-FCA, an organization might expect to spend between $100,000 – $610,000 per year.
All members have opportunities to contribute to strategy development, receive our monthly Apprenticeship Intelligence eNewsletter and attend webinars at no cost. For additional benefits, choose one of three Organizational Membership levels.
Annual Membership Levels:
Champion member organizations receive our highest level of benefits, including generous conference discounts, customized research support and national recognition in our publications and online. In addition to helping to craft CAF-FCA’s national mandate and research agenda, your organization will be recognized as a lead contributor and champion for apprenticeship training across Canada. Take advantage of advance release research summaries, national and international apprenticeship intelligence and opportunities to connect with other apprenticeship champions across the country.
Patron members are valued contributors to CAF-FCA’s national mandate and direction. These partner organizations receive substantive discounts at CAF-FCA’s national apprenticeship conference and research summaries in advance of general release. Web and print logos will allow patron members to promote their active support for apprenticeship in Canada, as will opportunities for recognition in CAF-FCA’s print and online publications.
Supporter member organizations will have ongoing opportunities to contribute to CAF-FCA’s mandate through an annual membership survey, participation on standing committees and working groups and by nominating Board representatives. Stay in touch with other apprenticeship stakeholders with discounted participation at CAF-FCA’s national conference and with regular newsletters updating you on the latest apprenticeship information from across Canada and around the world.
There are countless individuals across Canada who are passionate and committed to improving apprenticeship training. If you are an apprentice, a journeyperson, a trainer or equity group representative who wants to contribute to CAF-FCA’s national mandate, we welcome your active participation.
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Apprenticeship Intelligence newsletter
A monthly members-only newsletter, this publication will provide statistical analysis, stakeholder profiles and insights from across Canada and around the world. Get the latest apprenticeship news and information.
Contribute to strategy development
Each year, members will be asked to identify emerging issues and priorities for CAF-FCA in an online survey. Results will help set strategic direction and establish CAF-FCA’s research agenda for the following year.
Free participation on webinars
Free participation on webinars is open to all four levels of CAF-FCA Members: Champions, Patrons, Supporters and Contributors.
Conference Registration Discounts
The CAF-FCA Conference is a biennial national event that routinely attracts more than 400 apprenticeship stakeholders from across the country. Champion members will receive a 25% discount on the registration of up to 8 participants at CAF-FCA’s biennial apprenticeship conference, a value of $1,400.
Apprenticeship Patrons will receive a 20% discount on the registration of up to 5 participants at CAF-FCA’s biennial apprenticeship conference, a value of $700.
Supporter members will receive a 15% discount on the registration of up to 2 participants at CAF-FCA’s biennial apprenticeship conference, a value of $200.
Standing Committee representation
Members have the option of naming a representative to standing committees on either Research or Outreach. These committees guide strategy and program development in key mandate areas – influencing direction, identifying priorities and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.
Free attendance at regional events
CAF-FCA routinely hosts workshops, National Forum Dialogues, focus groups and other sessions in various parts of the country. Members can register for all events free of charge, a value of $50 per person, per event.
Free access to standard members-only reports
Champions, Patrons and Supporters have free access to CAF-FCA’s members-only reports on research providing accurate, unbiased insights into apprenticeship challenges for stakeholders to address.
Nominate & vote in Board elections
Members are eligible to contribute to CAF-FCA governance by nominating Directors and voting for Board representatives. Join us at our Annual General Meeting to appoint Directors, review financial statements and establish directions for the next year.
Web/print membership logo
We are proud champions of apprenticeship as a valued pathway to certification in the skilled trades! Show your pride with web and print-ready logos identifying your organization as an Apprenticeship Champion, Patron or Supporter.
Research summaries in advance of general release
Want to be the first to know? CAF-FCA’s members receive research summaries in advance of general release, providing analysis, recommendations and insights from project participants.
Opportunities to profile promising practices
Share your message with apprentices, journeypersons, employers, educators, government and others by taking advantage of advertising opportunities throughout the year on the CAF-FCA website, in the Canadian Apprenticeship Journal and at events.
Resources to promote apprenticeship training
CAF-FCA members are actively engaged in apprenticeship training, development programs and innovative solutions to pressing apprenticeship challenges. Members have an opportunity to share their best practices and raise the profile of these initiatives Canada-wide.
Free access to special briefs & reports
Members received exclusive access to CAF-FCA’s resources and reports. To achieve its mandate to promote apprenticeship training to employers, youth, educators and others, many resources are available for download. Members have exclusive access to print copies and members-only research.
Reports available in hard copy
Hard copies of CAF-FCA reports are available to Champions only.
Apprenticeship Champions benefit from opportunities to undertake customized, targeted research. CAF-FCA will work with you to define how best to gather information, opinions, statistics and data to help inform your apprenticeship activities. Available at cost.
Organization appears on CAF-FCA website
With more than 180,000 visitors per year, CAF-FCA’s website is an ideal location to be recognized as an apprenticeship supporter in Canada today.