"The participants we hired have worked out better than expected. Very happy with their work ethic and they seem to be learning the trade quickly. Very impressed with their commitment to arrive on time, especially knowing that they are commuting a long distance to work."
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"Job readiness is evident. The candidate is always presentable, listens well, shows great initiative, works on his own, has been an overall asset to the team. We would definitely consider someone else with a similar work ethic and willingness to learn."
APPRENTICES ON THE JOB
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
OCNI and other local companies who participate in the STEP program will be matched with job-ready candidates and will receive a three-month subsidized payment of $3840 for on-the-job learning.
STEP candidates are ready to enter a formal trades apprenticeship program with the intent to secure long-term employment in the participating company.
Note: OCNI and local companies are able to accept more than one job-ready candidate. Potential employers are welcome to request profile summaries of the available candidates by sending their request to: STEP@OCNI.CA.
Please complete the Employer STEP Application Form and submit to Brenda Akumu at the OCNI Office at: STEP@OCNI.CA before March 1st.
STEP Employer Form