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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To help employers improve Essential Skills at the workplace, a series of webinars raised awareness and supported effective workplace Essential Skills programs.

National survey results provide an overview of employer attitudes towards apprenticeship.

Statistics indicate public sector participation in apprenticeship significantly lags that of the private sector.

Completion is one of apprenticeship’s most complex topics. Though registrations have continued to increase, completion numbers have yet to catch up.

CAF-FCA assessed the outcomes of apprentices in comparison to those who pursued other educational and career paths.

Apprentices become tomorrow’s skilled and productive tradespeople. This study identifies opportunities to support employers hiring apprentices.

This report shares practical examples of programs that help visible minorities enter the trades.