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Don’t believe the myths about hiring apprentices! It pays to hire an apprentice!

Both employers and potential apprentices have access to valuable resources for job creation, training, and connecting with each other.

This report presents findings from the Return on Training Investment (ROTI) study for trades in British Columbia. The goal of this study was to assess...

This guide is designed to help employers hire and train apprentices.

This report was completed for CAF-FCA’s Future Skills Centre Project, Best Practice Models for Industry Engagement. The report includes findings from a literature review and...

This report summarizes costs and benefits information that was provided by 159 employers across Alberta who employed one or more apprentices in 2022.

A one page summary from the 2023 report on the costs and benefits information that was provided by 159 employers across Alberta who employed one or...

This report provides an analysis of national and provincial trends in apprenticeship registrations and completions based on the latest available data (2021) from Statistics Canada’s...