• Encourage training at all levels
  • Review Apprenticeship: A Guide for Employers
  • Encourage journeypersons to upgrade training
  • Review Journeyperson As Trainer
  • Prepare the journeyperson to be a mentor – refer to the On-the-Job Training Guide, which can be found on the appropriate trade page through Designated Trades
  • Allow time for instruction while minimizing productivity losses
  • Recognize and reward excellence
  • Review general apprenticeship information under the Pamphlets page
  • Five Reasons to Hire and Train an Apprentice
  • The Skilled Trades Network is a national centralized resource and community for employers and apprentices in the skilled trades. Access information about training programs and financial supports. Obtain practical tips and strategies, network and share your experiences with others.
  • The apprentice is paid a percentage of the current journeyperson wage rate. The percentage generally increases as the apprentice proceeds through the program
  • Display training certificates
  • Provide fair and equitable treatment to all employees
  • Help apprentices and journeypersons to understand your business objectives and your expectations of them
  • Demonstrate a good work ethic