The National Apprenticeship Awards – Inclusion and Diversity Champion is an individual or group from a CAF-FCA member organization who advocates for the inclusion of under-represented or equity-priority individuals in apprenticeship. Recipients will be provided with a complimentary delegate pass to the 2025 Supporting Equity in Trades Conference, May 24-26 in Toronto, ON.

Nomination information

Individuals or organizations who are CAF-FCA members in good standing can apply for consideration or be nominated by another CAF-FCA member.

Award criteria

A nominee for Inclusion and Diversity Champion demonstrates a commitment to inclusion and diversity through:

  • a history of advocacy for inclusion and diversity in the skilled trades and apprenticeship
  • participation in the promotion of apprenticeship training and careers in the trades through promotion to young people from under-represented groups (i.e., women, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and more)
  • participation in local, regional

The 2024 Inclusion and Diversity Champion will be recognized at the 2024 National Apprenticeship Conference, June 2-4 in Calgary, Alberta, by the Chairperson of the CAF-FCA Board of Directors. The recipient will receive recognition and profile through CAF-FCA social media and communication channels and be presented with a plaque to be displayed at their workplace.

Recipient selection

National Apprenticeship Awards – Diversity and Inclusion Champion nominations will be reviewed by the CAF-FCA JEDI (Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion) Committee, and the Board of Directors will affirm their recommendation.

Nominations close March 1st, 2024 at 11:59pm ET.

Nomination form

Name of Nominator(Required)
Name of Nominee(Required)
Does the nominee know that they have been nominated for this award?(Required)
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