Hire An Apprentice
Gain what you train when you hire an apprentice. Find out how it benefits you as an employer.
Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice
Taking on an apprentice has many benefits such as preparing for the future of your company, employee loyalty, financial incentives and hiring the best.
Guide to Hiring an Apprentice
- Assess your training ability
- Find an apprentice
- Register the apprentice
- Sign a training agreement
- Train the apprentice
- Finalize training and complete paperwork
Trade and Ratio Information
Under the Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021, the journeyperson to apprentice ratios are set at one-to-one for all trades with ratios. Some trades are designated as compulsory. If you want to practice in a compulsory trade, you must be either registered as an apprentice or hold a Provisional Certificate of Qualification or Certification of Qualification.
Financial Assistance for Employers
Employers who train apprentices may be eligible for provincial or federal grants to help mitigate the cost of training.