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Our research addresses the needs, interests and priorities of the apprenticeship community, providing insights that inform the programs, policies and practices of Canadian apprenticeship stakeholders.

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2020 Labour Market Information

The 2020 report,  Apprentice Demand in Red Seal Trades,  draws together apprenticeship trends data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship Qualifications (CANTRAQ) to provide a forward-looking assessment of demand and supply for trade certification across the top 10 Red Seal trades in Canada. Do you know what trades are projected to be… Read more »

Apprentice Demand in Red Seal Trades: A 2020 National Labour Market Information Report

Apprentice Demand in Red Seal Trades: A 2020 National Labour Market Information Report

This 2020 report draws together apprenticeship trends data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship Qualifications (CANTRAQ) to provide a forward-looking assessment of demand and supply for trade certification across the top 10 Red Seal trades in Canada.

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Snapshot 3: Career Advancement & Labour Market Demand

Snapshot 3: Career Advancement & Labour Market Demand

Consultations with employers are providing insights that inform registration trends and identify trades where more apprentices are needed. A comprehensive annual report will be available later this year.

This snapshot looks at data and projections generated by CANTRAQ and identifies areas of risk.

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Understanding Apprenticeship Requirements and Workforce Qualifications in the Canadian Labour Market

Understanding Apprenticeship Requirements and Workforce Qualifications in the Canadian Labour Market

Qualifications-based labour market information provides new insights about the demand for apprentices and training gaps.

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The Effect of Literacy and Essential Skills on Labour Market Outcomes for Canadian Workers

The Effect of Literacy and Essential Skills on Labour Market Outcomes for Canadian Workers

This research explores the value of literacy and essential skills for workers and better quantifies the benefits of training.

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Apprenticeship Labour Market Outcomes in Canada Since 2000

Apprenticeship Labour Market Outcomes in Canada Since 2000

This report provides an overview of the resources available to analyze graduate outcomes.

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It Pays to be an Apprentice

It Pays to be an Apprentice

This fact sheet shares timely information about the benefits of apprenticeship and trades certification and connection to positive labour market incomes

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Nunavut : Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Northwest Territories: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Yukon: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

British Columbia: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Alberta: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Saskatchewan: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Manitoba: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Nova Scotia: Educator Guide Consultation

CAF-FCA and Skills/Compétences Canada are seeking input from educators to inform the redevelopment of the Educator’s Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades. Our organizations want to create a better understanding among educators, parents, counsellors, adult learners, and youth about actual apprentice requirements. Preparation of apprentice candidates will result in a better fit with employer needs, more efficient… Read more »

Industry Stakeholder Survey 2021

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is a national, non-profit organization. We promote careers in the skilled trades and conduct apprenticeship research. Educators, employers and provincial/territorial, equity, labour and other industry representatives are being asked to complete this survey. It asks questions about labour market information and the impact of COVID-19 on apprentice hiring trends in your… Read more »

Apprenticeship Advantage

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum research indicates that apprentices give employers real advantages in today’s labour market. For the past twenty years, CAF-FCA has surveyed thousands of Canadian employers and learned the top advantages of investing in apprenticeship. Grow Your Own Talent Hiring apprentices helps you grow your own talent. Apprentices gain skills and knowledge helping you… Read more »

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Current Initiatives

Inclusive Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways Program Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) in partnership with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) has launched a two and a half year project funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness (STAR) Program. The Inclusive Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways Program will help Canadians, and particularly those facing… Read more »

Current Initiatives

Find out about the work CAF-FCA is undertaking on behalf of the Canadian apprenticeship community.  Current project topics include the Apprentice Demand Labour Market Information, Inclusive Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways Program and the National Strategy for Supporting Women in Trades.  

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