Apprenticeship Facts

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.

Apprentices learn your business first: how you do things and skills to best serve your business.
A journeyperson who has completed their apprenticeship with your organization will be a strong fit.
Employers with apprentices experience higher sales and profits.

Apprenticeship is 20% classroom training and 80% workplace experience: this is why employers who hire students are so important. During work with an employer sponsor or journeyperson, apprentices learn the skills they need to succeed in their industry.

One third of Canada’s workforce will retire in 2030: competition will become tough for employers looking to attract and retain good workers.

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