Hire an Apprentice

Hire an Apprentice. It Makes Good Business Sense!

Will an apprentice be right for your business? The answers are right here, in our video series!

Employers, just like you, reveal how apprentices have made a profitable and productive impact on their business. View the following videos to find out more about the net benefit, profitability, tax credits and signing bonuses available to employers when hiring apprentices in their business. Your local Employment Ontario Service provider can help you get started at no cost.

For help with hiring an apprentice, contact your Employment Ontario local service provider.


In Demand Skilled Trades In York Region

The Government of Ontario has made a clear commitment to attract more people to the skilled trades and to encourage more employers to hire apprentices. The Workforce Planning Board of York Region was invited to undertake an In-Demand Skilled Trades Project to provide local insights on labour market conditions for skilled trades in York Region and to obtain employer perspectives on the operations of the apprenticeship system. This report provides a summary of what we learned and includes a review of labour market statistics related to apprentices and journey persons, feedback from employer interviews and focus groups, as well as additional insights we gained from our research project. 


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