The following Web sites will be of particular interest to those seeking additional information about apprenticeship issues throughout Canada.
Provincial and Territorial Apprenticeship Web Sites
This section allows you to link to each of the 13 provincial and territorial apprenticeship systems that provide the training and are authorized to certify workers in the skilled trades throughout Canada. Questions related to specific jurisdictional apprenticeship issues are best directed to the appropriate provincial or territorial site herein.
- Service Canada's Web Page on Apprenticeship Grants
- The Government of Canada offers two types of grants to apprentices: the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) and the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG).
- Ellis Chart
- The Ellis Chart website provides detailed comparative data on more than 300 apprenticeable trades throughout Canada, including all Red Seal trades. Learn the provinces and territories where training is available for specific trades, the entry requirements to the training, length of training plus numerous additional program details.
- Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA)
- The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is a not-for-profit organization funded on a project-by-project basis that brings together the key participants that make up the Canadian apprenticeship community. Representatives are drawn from business, labour, the Inter-Provincial Alliance of Apprenticeship Board Chairs (IPA), educators, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, women, the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). Principal activities include hosting national apprenticeship symposiums, promoting apprenticeship as a first-choice career option for youth, addressing issues related to barriers in accessing and completing apprenticeship training and acting as a one-stop information vehicle regarding apprenticeship skilled trade throughout Canada.
- BuildForce Canada
- Originally created in 2001 as the Construction Sector Council, BuildForce Canada is a national industry-led organization committed to working with the construction industry to provide information and resources to assist with its management of workforce requirements. The mandate of BuildForce Canada is to provide accurate and timely labour market information (LMI) to advance the needs of the entire construction industry. BuildForce Canada will lead value-added programs and initiatives that build the capacity and the capability of the construction workforce to meet current and future industry demand to drive economic growth in Canada.
- Skills Canada
- Olympic games styled competitions for Canadian youth involved in trades and technology occupations are the key focus for this national, not-for-profit organization. Find out everything you need to know to get involved with these provincial, national and international skills competitions.
- Commission de la construction du Québec
- The Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) is the responsible body for applying the Act on Labour Relations, Vocational Training, and Manpower Management in the Construction Industry (Act R-20). It must implement and manage a learning and training system that enables the construction industry to have a sufficient number of qualified workers available to meet its needs. It also offers many services to its clienteles, including social benefits, pension and insurance, vocational training, labour management and application of the collective agreements in the construction industry.
- British Columbia Safety Authority
- The BC Safety Authority is an independent, self-funded organization mandated to oversee the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment. In addition to issuing permits, licences and certificates, we work with industry to reduce safety risks through assessment, education and outreach, enforcement, and research.
- Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities can help you get the education and training you need to build a rewarding career after high school. You can choose from university and college programs, apprenticeships and many other kinds of training and education.
Through Employment Ontario, our employment and training network, we'll also help you build your career, and keep learning, throughout your working life. Employment Ontario connects people looking for work with employers looking for workers. It's your one-stop source of information about jobs, job search skills, training, education, and other services for employees and employers.
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