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A link to their community parnter section will provide you, as the practitioner, with information on how to apply for apprenticeships. Networks to connect with. Resource packages(workshops to download and give to your clients). Resume and cover letter guides. Resources for foreign trained professionals and women in trades. For more information, visit:

Apprenticeship Grants

Service Canada is offering; 1. Apprenticeship Incentive Grant 2. Apprenticeship Completion Grant Apprentices can receive up to $4,000 in grants to pay tuition, travel, tools, or other expenses. There are many career opportunities in the trades, everything from construction and roofing to cooking and hairstyling.

Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers (website)

Career Pathways: Five Ways to Connect College and Careers calls for states to help students, their families, and employers unpack the meaning of postsecondary credentials and assess their value in the labor market. Learners will better understand how their choices of postsecondary programs can prepare them for fulfilling lives and careers. Policymakers will effectively and efficiently allocate resources to build strong economies. Colleges will refresh and strengthen programs to improve student outcomes. Employers will be able more precisely to identify and hire talented workers. Consult the Full Report, the PowerPoint/Infographics, the Press Release or media coverage.

This site will help you discover the facts about a career in the skilled trades and how an apprenticeship can help you earn while you learn. For more information, visit: View

Discover Skills BC

Discover Skills BC is an initiative funded by the BC Government to help provide easy access for secondary students to the many educational opportunities available to them in trades and technology training. BC offers a wealth of programs and training options to give BC students the skills they need to lead exciting and rewarding careers. Students, parents and educators can discover these opportunities here.

Experiential Learning Hub

ABOUT EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING Experiential Learning helps to connect classroom learning with workplace experiences. These experiences provide hands-on and work integrated learning opportunities in addition to including an aspect of reflection. Examples of experiential learning includes co-op placements, internships, apprenticeships, tours and more. THE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING HUB Workforce WindsorEssex knows the importance of connecting educators and employers to facilitate these opportunities to best prepare our future workforce. Are you an employer who would like to take advantage of these opportunities but you don’t know where to get started? Are you an educator who is stuck trying to match your student with an employer that matches their interest? Are you a mentor who would like to share your knowledge and experiences with a young person?   Whether you are an employer, educator, mentor or student, Workforce WindsorEssex is your hub to get connected with the opportunities you are looking for.   View

Integrating Essential Skills into Apprenticeship Training Guide

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum developed this guide to help Aboriginal employment counsellors set-up pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship training programs for Aboriginal adult learners. The guide contains best practices as provided by ASET (Aboriginal Skills Employment Training) holders. The guide helps Aboriginal communities trying to set up their own programs.

ITA Essential Skills Assessment Tools

Industry Training Authority (ITA) Essential Skills is a website tool that features; Essential Skills profiles for 60 trades-related occupations; built-in ES assessments of reading, document use and numeracy skills; immediately available individualized test results that highlight skills and gaps; individualized learning plans that links to learning resources including an option to access PLATO . The website also includes a “how to video” and user guides for use of the website and how to view and understand assessment results and learning plans. In addition the site provides specific information for Aboriginal People seeking training/ employment in the Trades.

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Available In: Construction and Maintenance Electrician Plumbing Network Cabling Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics Appliance Service Technician Domestic Appliance Technician Gas Technician 3 Gas Technician 2 Locations in Toronto and Cambridge

Rank My Internship

Rank My Internship (RMI) is a review website where students and recent graduates can publish their recent internship and co-op experiences, as well as research the internship or co-op reviews of others, for any Canadian company. It is the first review website students and recent graduates should use before applying to an internship or co-op in any company. We are constantly building a database of hundreds-to-thousands of reviews for each of the thousands of Canadian companies currently offering work placement programs. Our goal? To provide young people with first-hand accounts of different work placement programs so that they can make more informed decisions about the companies where they plan to intern and grow their careers with. This website is also integrated with, Canada’s largest job board for students and recent grads looking for their first internships, co-ops, part- and full-time jobs to launch their careers. View

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