Skilled workers are the heartbeat of the oil and gas industry. Workers from all trades and disciplines are often needed to successfully implement oil and gas projects from start to finish. Completing an apprenticeship could be an excellent pathway to joining the industry as a skilled worker.
The purpose of this discussion paper has been to share why our region is uniquely positioned to serve as the Energy Hub for the International Northeast, with is diverse mix of energy related assets, while at the same time the papers key object is to build awareness that unless project proponents, governments and the community begin to take meaningful action now, the labour supply challenge is potentially a crisis “on our doorstep” that could detrimentally affect the major Energy Hub projects.
The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year, up to a maximum of $2,000 per person, available to registered apprentices once they have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades
Once relevant employment is found, the prospective apprentice MUST contact the Division of Institutional and Industrial Education. A Program Development Officer will ensure that an Application for Apprenticeship is completed and submitted to the nearest Industrial Training office.
Apprenticeship Program Accreditation is a non-governmental process for assessment of educational programs against the apprenticeship standards established by the Provincial Apprenticeship and Certification Board (PACB).