ITA is adding additional supports to help apprentices complete their certification and help employers manage apprentices, you can read the news release here. The initial Apprenticeship Advisors will be located at Vancouver Island, Prince George, Kelowna and Terrace.
The addition of Apprenticeship Advisors is based upon input from province wide consultation and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, and delivers on the premier’s announcement in the BC Skills and Training Plan.
The province-wide consultation identified four priority areas to help overcome key barriers for apprenticeship continuation:
- Building knowledge of the BC apprenticeship system
- Advising apprentices and sponsors
- Boosting apprentice success
- Supporting apprentice and sponsor connections
ITA is seeking four Apprentice Advisors (Full-Time); one in each of these locations: Vancouver Island, Prince George, Kelowna and Terrace. Reporting directly to the Manager, Apprentice Advisors this position will be responsible for building knowledge and awareness of the BC apprenticeship system, providing guidance to apprentices and sponsors on processes and policies relating to the apprenticeship journey and enhanced challenger pathway. Click here to view Apprentice Advisors job posting.