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 »
This award will be presented to an individual from industry in Canada who has demonstrated inspirational leadership in the promotion and development of apprenticeship training for aspiring skilled tradespersons. The recipient will be announced at a ceremony at the upcoming 2018 National Apprenticeship Conference.
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.
In a recent survey of the Apprentices in Canada ePanel, 548 apprentices reflected on the costs and benefits of block-release technical training. At this webinar, we’ll share key findings about the learning environment and the costs apprentices incur to attend training.
The Industry Training Authority in BC gives youth exposure to skilled trades careers starting in elementary school. Discover, Explore, Train and Work represent the four levels offered through the K-12 system across the province. This webinar will share how students progress through the program and provide insights into youth career outcomes that result.
This popular biennial event attracts more than 500 apprenticeship stakeholders to sessions that highlight promising practices and innovative solutions related to apprenticeship training. Delegates attend to: • Gather insights into innovative projects, initiatives and partnerships that stand to increase participation in apprenticeship training, particularly among under-represented groups • Engage in collaborative solutions to address common… Read more »
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