Do you know of a young person in need of apprenticeship training? Want to hire future knowledgeable staff? Have a part-time student working in your shop that is looking for career and industry advancement? Fanshawe College in London currently has openings for Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer Level 1 (Basic) Apprenticeship. Students can attend this first in-school training segment as they move their industry career forward.
School starts on March 11 and runs to May 3, 2013. If you are an employer looking to get your apprentice into training, or have a new student who would make a great apprentice, now would be your opportunity. If you are a student and have been waiting to come to school, now is your opportunity. Contact the Employment Training Consultant at the local Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities office, to see if you qualify. The London telephone number is 519 675 7788.
For employers: Hiring apprentices is good business and you may qualify for grants and incentives including the $10,000 Apprenticeship Tax Credit. For a listing of possible credits and grants that can reduce your costs and risks, please access: http://www.ciia.com/newsletters/incentives%20May%202011%201up-1.pdf.