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Hire An Apprentice & Build Your Business!

Hire An Apprentice & Build Your Business!

Successful businesses across Ontario and around the world use apprentices to stay competitive. Hiring an apprentice is easy, cost-effective and one of the best ways to guarantee your business success. Apprentices want to learn and are eager to work. They learn on-the-job from the best in the business – your skilled employees. COSTI can help you find workers who are eager to contribute their skills and experience to your business.

Services Available

New government of Ontario programs can help reduce your wage costs, and make hiring an apprentice a sound financial situation.

  • Receive up to $5,000 a year through the Ontario Apprenticeship Tax Credit for every apprentice you hire.
  • Receive a $1,000 signing bonus if you hire an apprentice who is enrolled in the Apprenticeship Program and provide on-the-job training for at least six months.
  • Access training allowances through the Employment Ontario program to cover part of the wages paid to your apprentices.

This Program is Located at:

Employment Services, Brampton
10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 300
Brampton, ON
Phone: 905.459.8855 | bramptonemployment@costi.org
Employment Services, Mississauga
6750 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Unit 8A
Mississauga, ON
Phone: 905.567.0482 | mississaugaemployment@costi.org
Employment Services, Toronto
2301 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Phone: 416.789.7925 | torontoemployment@costi.org
Employment Services, Weston
1920 Weston Road
Toronto, ON
Phone: 416.588.2240 | westonemployment@costi.org
Vaughan Centre
3100 Rutherford Road, Suite 102
Vaughan, ON
Phone: 905.669.5627 | vaughanemployment@costi.org

There is no fee for this service.

COSTI's Apprenticeship Services are an Employment Ontario Program, funded in part by the Government of Canada.

Related Resources

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Hiring an Apprentice – A Good Business Proposition

For more information on how to hire the right person for the job, download our Apprenticeship Brochure [Adobe PDF, 50 KB].