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Employer Responsibilities

Employers play a vital role in the training of youth apprentices.
The employer is expected to:

  • Provide a working environment which focuses on learning and apprenticeship training;
  • Provide a safe working environment which complies with health and safety regulations;
  • Direct and guide student learning through on-site supervision by a qualified journeyperson;
  • And assess the progress of the student jointly with the Cooperative Education teacher.


Employer participation helps students:

  • Develop an awareness and appreciation of the skilled trades;
  • Gain access to a career in the skilled trades;
  • Begin apprenticeship training as part of a high school diploma;
  • Make a successful tradition from high school to the workplace in a skilled trade.