Hiring and training apprentices

It pays to hire and train an apprentice

There are many benefits for employers who hire and train apprentices including an impressive return on investment for their efforts. Employers get employees who are willing to learn and work hard, and take part in developing and strengthening Canada’s workforce with needed skills in trades.

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of the skilled trades and the value of employers who provide apprenticeship training, and has several supports in place. Some of these include:

With over 400 apprenticeship training programs available across Canada, it is important to keep in mind that each province and territory has its own training and certification policies, as well as its own list of designated apprenticeship programs. Contact your province or territory for more information.

Visit Support for apprentices for information on more programs available to help apprentices complete their training and for employers to hire and train apprentices.

Related links

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: