Apprenticeship Information

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF)
Contains comprehensive inventory of information on apprenticeship training across Canada. Helpful for those looking to start a career in the skilled trades as it lists information by province and trade category.

Aboriginal Construction Careers
Provides a helpful resource for Aboriginal people looking into careers in the skilled trades. Details the job market, industry, the potential career choices, and how to get started.

Skills Connect
Information resource for people wanting to start an apprenticeship in Ontario. Lets users search for a trade, lists skills involved for each trade, and details the right education path to take.

Additional Resources

Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU)
Information on government services for apprentices. Also provides a useful database of websites, publications, and learning resources for apprentices.

Ontario Aboriginal Human Resource Development Agreement (AHRDA) holders
Government website which contains information specific to Aboriginal people seeking employment in the skilled trades.  Gives specific information for youth, people with disabilities, and child care options.  Also gives list of success stories.

Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)
Government website dedicated to providing information to citizens about the employment sector. Lists publications and resources specific to the policies and programs that HRSDC offers.

Aboriginal Work Place Initiatives (AWP), Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Site dedicated to facilitating equitable participation of Aboriginal peoples in the Canadian workforce.  Contains program listing and employment opportunities.

Aboriginal Human Resource Council
Organization dedicated to creating career opportunities for Aboriginal people in the Canadian economy. Provides a resource for employers, HR professionals, Aboriginal employment centres, and career practitioners.

Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW)
Detailed career information for job seekers. Contains government publications that are relevant to the skilled trades.