There are over 100 apprenticeable trades occupations in B.C. These range from welders, plumbers and electricians to cooks, bakers and hairstylists. Training for these occupations involves completion of an apprenticeship program, which combines paid on-the-job training with formal training in a classroom or workshop.
In B.C., apprenticeship training is delivered through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), in partnership with public or private training institutions, and employers.
Read the Apprenticeable Trades Outlook 2019 report.