News & Events
Stay connected to the latest news in the apprenticeship community and find out when CAF-FCA is holding an event in your area.
CAF-FCA publishes two electronic newsletters per month. Apprenticeship Intelligence, a member-only publication, keeps our members informed about CAF-FCA’s projects, research and activities. Apprenticeship News is available to the apprenticeship community at large — reaching more 6,000 stakeholders with updates from across Canada and around the world.
As an apprentice, you work in a rapidly changing, technology-intensive environment. You face the competing pressures of employment and technical training, and the need to excel in both to complete your apprenticeship. You might not realize there’s a community of stakeholders behind you. Made up of employers, unions, educators, regulators and many others, the apprenticeship… Read more »
Efforts to increase female participation in the skilled trades are yielding results for the Automotive Refinishing Technician program at Vancouver Community College.
CAF-FCA hosts in-person and virtual events designed to give the apprenticeship community opportunities to share best practices and collaborate to address common challenges. Regional roundtables occur across the country, bringing local stakeholders together to discuss various topics, learn from apprenticeship research and discover new resources. Interactive online events provide one-hour sessions to showcase promising initiatives and programs from every corner of Canada. Every two years, CAF-FCA organizes a national conference, bringing together more than 500 apprenticeship stakeholders to share ideas and discuss ways to enhance Canada’s apprenticeship systems.
Insights from a key apprenticeship data source, the Registered Apprenticeship Information System will provide stakeholders a sense of “big picture” apprenticeship trends. Guest presenter PRISM Economics & Analysis will interpret statistics on registration and certification information and discuss apprenticeship population demographics and women’s participation in the trades.
Join us and get practical ideas from skilled tradespeople, employers and community organizations that contribute to a welcoming workplace. Provide your input and help support more opportunities for traditionally under-represented workers interested in apprenticeship and skilled trades careers.
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