Toronto, Ontario — AIA Canada’s most recent guide, National & Provincial Programs, Grants and Incentives: A Guide for Automotive Aftermarket Industry Learners, Workers & Employers contains information on regional and federal financial support and programs that are available in Canada.
This document pertains to individuals considering trades training, individuals already in trades training, those that have completed trades training and employers, says AIA.
To date, nearly 390,000 Canadians are employed by the automotive aftermarket. The demand for skilled labour grows every year, especially for trade professionals who are able to work on the next generation of vehicles that are equipped with the latest technological advancements.
AIA Canada advocates to both provincial and federal governments on matters related to the industry’s workforce training and development. AIA Canada has raised awareness about the industry’s changing workforce needs resulting from advanced vehicle technology.
This guide can be used as a tool for anyone looking to enter the aftermarket as a skilled trades person, for those wanting to upgrade their training and for employers who want to keep their workforce up-to-date.
The document is organized by financial support programs offered by the federal, provincial or territorial governments.
To view the full report, click here.