HPAC Magazine

Report says mentors lead to apprentice success

July 19, 2013   HPAC Magazine

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage provides fresh insights into the important role of mentors to apprenticeship completion across Canada in its newest report, Effective Journeyperson Apprentice Mentoring On-the-job: Tips, Strategies, and Resources. Based on a series of interviews with employers, journeypersons, apprentices and trainers, the report shares promising practices and makes recommendations to help employers maximize the apprentice-mentor relationship.  Among other things, the report suggests supports for journeyperson mentors to enhance on-the-job training and ensure appropriate skills are transferred to the next-generation workforce. Read the full report at www.caf-fca.org.

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