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Profit from Apprenticeship - Sept. 13, 2012


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Profit from Apprenticeship - Sept. 13, 2012

  1. 1. Profit fromApprenticeship
  2. 2. What is The Apprenticeship Network?• The Apprenticeship Network exists in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties• Its members promote Apprenticeship as Post-Secondary Education• Many members offer programs and/or services to support potential apprentice candidates and employers
  3. 3. 2012-13 Apprenticeship Network Members Education Employment Ontario Service Providers• London District Catholic School Board• Thames Valley District School Board • Community Employment Services• College Boreal – Woodstock• Fanshawe College • Community Employment Services – London • Community Employment Choices – Strathroy Other • Employment Options Emploi • Employment Services Elgin• • Goodwill Career Centre• Ministry of Training Colleges & Universities • London Employment Help Centre London Apprenticeship Office • London Training Centre• Workforce Planning and Development Board • Multi Service Centre - Tillsonburg• Literacy Link South Central • Nokee Kwe • Youth Opportunities Unlimited
  4. 4. What is Apprenticeship? • Based on Experiential learning (learn by doing) • Usually consists of On-the- Job and in-School components (90/10) • 157 programs in 4 sectors • 2 to 5 years in length
  5. 5. What is Apprenticeship?• Apprentices spend approximately 10 to 80-90% 20% of their time 10-20% learning at a Community College or TDA and 80 to On-the-Job Learning 90% learning on the job. College Content
  6. 6. The in-school component• Apprentices usually go to Community College for their required courses. – Usually three levels of school, each lasting 8-10 weeks. – Location varies, depending on the specific apprenticeship. T im e L in e fo r Ty p ic a l A p p ren tic e s h ip O n -the O n -the O n -the O n -the -Job -Job -Job -Job In-Sc ho o l In-Sc ho o l In-Sc ho o l In-School options may also include: • Day Release (1 day/week for 40 weeks) • Night School • On-line Learning
  7. 7. Training Standards• A Training Standard is a list of skills which an apprentice must be able to perform expertly and without assistance.• A Journeyperson/trainer must validate the apprentice’s competence in each of these skills.• Example taken from General Carpenter: “Estimate costs from plans, drawings and specifications, considering items such as materials, labour, hardware, and ancillary costs in accordance with standard estimating practices and based on current material and labour unit costs.” Date Completed Supervisor’s Signature Apprentice’s Signature
  8. 8. Accumulation of hours• Each Apprenticeship program has a certain number of hours an apprentice should complete for the on-the-job component.• Benchmark for the Industrial, Motive Power and Service Sectors• Required for Construction SectorExamples:• General Carpenter – 7200 hrs (Required)• Tool and Die Maker – 8000 hrs (Benchmark)• Automotive Service Technician – 6500 hrs (Benchmark)• Hairstylist – 3020 hrs (Benchmark)
  9. 9. Trade examinations• Most trades have a trade examination that must be written after the successful completion of both the in- school and the on-the-job components• A pass is 70%• Accommodations can be made for persons with learning disabilities and/or language barriers
  10. 10. Apprenticeship Credentials for most trades• College Program Certificate College Program – for successfully completing the Certificate in-school training• Certificate of Apprenticeship Cer tificat e of – for successfully completing the Apprent iceship on-the job training• Certificate of Qualification C er t ifica t e – for successfully completing the of Q u a lifica t ion final examination Re d Se a l  The Certificate of Qualification is like a * Some of the trades are Red Seal degree or diploma earned at the end of other post-secondary education.
  11. 11. Red Seal Trades• Tradespersons are able to obtain a Red Seal on their provincial certificates by successfully completing an interprovincial Red Seal examination (included in Ontario)• The *Red Seal Program ensures recognition of certification throughout Canada• Ontario has 46 Red Seal Trades
  12. 12. Construction Trades (TQAA)• Must be a minimum of 16 years of age• Must have completed Grade 10 (16 credits)• Academic requirements vary• Compulsory Trades – only Journeypersons, Apprentices and OYAP students may do this work• Voluntary Trades – Certification and Apprenticeship available, but not required
  13. 13. Industrial, Motive Power and Service Trades (ACA)• Must be a minimum of 16 years of age• Must have completed Grade 12 (OSSD)• Academic requirements vary• Restricted Trades – only Journeypersons, Apprentices and OYAP students may do this work• Non-Restricted Trades – Certification and Apprenticeship available, but not required
  14. 14. What is the cost of Apprenticeship?• Registration fee $40.00• $400.00 for each 8 week term (most apprenticeships have 3 terms) or• $100.00 for Trade Examination• Books and other supplies• Tools required to work• Wages are earned while working between school terms – Apprentices are usually debt free for education costs. Apprentices can receive up to 4000.00 in grants.
  15. 15. What is the Ontario YouthApprenticeship Program (OYAP)?• An OYAP student is earning Cooperative Education credits in an Apprenticeship Occupation (i.e. Skilled Trade)• Students can become registered Apprentices during their Co-op placements!• Placements are usually available in all the Apprenticeship sectors and occupations
  16. 16. Advantage of an OYAP placementNormally a person would complete secondary school and then begin toapprentice (must find own employer). Certificate High School Apprenticeship Of Qualification (average age of a starting apprentice is 27)An OYAP student would begin their apprenticeship training while still insecondary school (save time, get experience , possibly earn income…) Certificate High School Apprenticeship Of Qualification
  17. 17. How to access Apprenticeship?• Apprenticeship begins with employment!• Most employers will want to work with a potential apprentice before registering them.• Employers want attitude over aptitude – Punctuality and regular attendance – Work ethic – Communication and team work skills – Demonstrated interest
  18. 18. Employment Ontario• Includes a network of service providers that can help you get training, skills and experience you need• Connect people looking for work with employers looking for workers• Offer a variety of employment services and programs
  19. 19. What do Employment Ontario Service Providers offer to Apprenticeship candidates? • Interest inventories, job search strategies, resume writing, interviews skills, etc. • Incentives to employers • Literacy improvement, and academic upgrading • Career and labour market information
  20. 20. Contact in your area…Community Employment Services (519) 539-8161 Employment Consultants; Amy Alkins (519) 539-8161 ext. 223Cathy Robertshaw (519) 539-8161 ext. 296 Peter Standish (519) 539-8161 ext. 294
  21. 21. Incentives for Apprentices • Apprenticeship Incentive Grant - taxable grant of $1,000/level of school (Red Seal trades –first two levels of school) • Apprenticeship Completion Grant – taxable grant of $2,000 (Red Seal trades) • Apprenticeship Completion Bonus – non-Red Seal trades - taxable grant of $2,000 • Loans for Tools - interest free $400 to $800 • Tradesperson Tool Deduction • Apprenticeship Scholarship ($1000)
  22. 22. Incentives for Employers • Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit (AJCTC) – $2,000/year/apprentice for first two years (Red Seal trades) • Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC) is a refundable tax credit. – Up to $10,000 per year up to $40,000 per apprentice for 4 years (certain trades) • Employer (Apprenticeship) Employer Signing Bonus – $2,000 • Employer Completion Bonus – $1000.00 • Negotiated training incentive from Employment Ontario
  23. 23. How it can work! Employers $40,000 ATTC OSSD $40 Registration Find an Employer Fee Earn $ Begin Working E. I. $ Level 1 School $400 Tuition Books & Supplies Buy Tools Earn $ On the Job E. I. $ Level 2 School $400 Tuition Books & Supplies Earn $ On the Job E. I. $ Level 3 School $400 Tuition Books & Supplies Earn $ On the Job $100 Trade Exam C of Q Employers Apprentice $2,000 Employers $1,000Signing Bonus $4000 AJCTC Scholarship