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Canada – Apprenticeship up 6.8% in 2012

Apprenticeship training programs across Canada received 104,280 new registrations and reinstatements in 2012, up 6.8% from 2011. This marked the highest number of new registrations and reinstatements individuals who were reinstated in 2012 after a year or more of absence since the beginning of the economic downturn in 2008.Canada flag

Total registrations in apprenticeship training programs across Canada increased 4.3% from 2011 to 444,672 in 2012.

New registrations in Red Seal trades were up 6.8%, but the number remained below 2008 levels. New registrations in non-Red Seal trades were up 11.5% from 2011.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Daily — Registered apprenticeship training programs, 2012.

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