Skilled trades apprentices in Newfoundland and Labrador face numerous challenges finding work locally. Many leave home to work outside the province, while others give up on their first career choice and take positions in other fields. Reporter Ashley Fitzpatrick prepared a three-part series on the many issues facing those in the skilled trades sector.
Apprentice millwright Jessica Mercer. — Photo courtesy of the Office to Advance Women Apprentices
December 21, 2011 - 8 h 02
First in a three-part seriesThe skilled trades apprentices of today are the journeypersons of tomorrow. That is, if they make it through their training and earn their...
December 22, 2011 - 7 h 38
Second in a three-part series The barriers for apprentices completing their training in-province and trying to achieve journeyperson status can fall under the purview...
December 23, 2011 - 7 h 39
Final in a three-part series The Government of Alberta published a fact sheet on apprenticeship training and the skilled trades in November, showing the...