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SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYERS TO HIRE
FIRST YEAR APPRENTICES


The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board, Canadian Construction Association, BuildForce, SkillPlan and Apprenticesearch.com are launching a program in September 2022 to provide employers with financial incentives and free training for first year apprentices.

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PROGRAM GOAL
Support the hiring and training of Level 1 Apprentices in Canada.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Small and medium-sized businesses:
  • Micro (1 to 4 employees)
  • Small (5 to 99 employees)
  • Medium (100 to 499 employees)
FINANCIAL INCENTIVES
$5,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices per employer; or

$10,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices if the apprentice identifies as being from an under-represented group.

LOCATION
Across Canada

TRADES
Employers hiring and training in 39 Red Seal trades are included in the program.

ELIGIBLE CONSTRUCTION TRADES

ELIGIBLE MANUFACTURING TRADES

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This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Apprenticeship Service Program.