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Apprentice Resources

Between initial registration as an apprentice and certification as a journeyperson, many apprentices face challenges related to work, school, money or isolation. The resources in this section are intended to help overcome the barriers apprentices may face early in their careers.

Gaining Experience

Most skilled trades employers are looking for employees with hands-on job experience. Learn how to get your foot in the door.


Across Canada, there are organizations that provide networking and mentoring opportunities to apprentices.

Financial Support

In addition to wages at work, there are grants, scholarships and other financial supports available.


Apprentices may choose to move to pursue work. Learn how to transition your apprenticeship to another jurisdiction.

Apprentice-Friendly Employers

Employers who hire apprentices offer helpful tips about how to prepare for and succeed in an apprenticeship.

Join the Apprentices in Canada ePanel

Are you an apprentice? Join our survey panel to share your ideas about how to help future apprentices.

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Ask an Expert

Have apprenticeship questions or challenges? Let us connect you with the answers you need.

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Careers in Trades

Still considering what trade is right for you? Visit our Careers in Trades website.

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