Sometimes the best way to learn something is to do it. Taking the leap to start a business in a skilled trade might be your dream, and learning from someone who is already in business may be the perfect place to start. Your journey to entrepreneurship could begin with apprenticeship.
So what are the benefits of choosing apprenticeship? As an apprentice, you:
- Experience the work first hand
- Learn the skills that are needed for your trade
- Get paid while you train
Another benefit of apprenticeship is the availability of financial support for you and your employer. As an apprentice, you may qualify for a scholarship or grant of up to $2,000 to help you pay for training or tools. Your employer may be eligible for the Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit or financing to hire and train you as an apprentice in specific skilled trades.
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