CAF-FCA 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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Highlights of CAF-FCA work over the past year.

This report draws together the most recent apprenticeship data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship Qualifications (CANTRAQ) to provide a forward-looking assessment...

A summary of the full 2022 report which draws together the most recent apprenticeship data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship Qualifications...

A one page summary from the 2022 report which draws together the most recent apprenticeship data and projections from the Canadian System for Tracking Apprenticeship...

CAF-FCA’s National Strategy to Support Women in the Trades set a goal of increasing participation in the trades from 4.5 per cent in 2020 (baseline...

This report provides an analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on apprenticeship registrations and completions in the largest 15 Red Seal trades across...

CAF-FCA surveyed tradespeople across Canada to understand the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on their employment status, physical and mental health and training experiences

This report summarizes the conversation from a National Best Practices Forum. Participants discussed effective strategies to help prepare apprentices for the Red Seal multiple-choice certification...