Boosting Apprenticeships Aim of New Partnership
Prince George, B.C.- The Prince George Chamber of Commerce has entered into a partnership with the Industry Training Authority.
The partnership will see the two organizations working together to increase participation in the apprenticeship program.
As part of the partnership, the Chamber and ITA will host special information sessions and share their resource materials to encourage more companies to offer apprenticeships so young workers can get the on the job skills they need to be successful.
“This collaborative relationship will broaden our reach with the community of Prince George” says ITA CEO Gary Herman, “We are looking forward to connecting with the employers and apprentices, promoting the benefits of apprenticeship in BC.”
Chamber President Cindy Pohl says apprenticeships are a win- win situation “Apprenticeship not only helps provide applied on-the-job training to those entering trades employment, but it helps the employer with their human resource development. An added benefit to our community and region is potential job growth as we build the foundation for a stronger economy.”