Thursday, February 3, 2011

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum / Forum canadien sur l'apprentissage | January 2011 -New Research Reports Released-

In January, CAF-FCA will release three new reports on apprenticeship challenges.

What’s Out There for Employers
Employers who don’t regularly hire apprentices say they need more information about the supports available to help them hire and retain apprentices.........

Apprenticeship Completers Fare Better

Data shows that individuals who complete apprenticeship training enjoy better employment outcomes, enhanced earning potential, increased job security and higher levels of job satisfaction than counterparts who don’t pursue certification.........

Creating Diversity in the Skilled Trades
With many skilled workers nearing retirement, it is becoming increasingly urgent for employers to find new talent even as immigration becomes the major source of labour force growth........

link to CAF January 2011 newsletter