Lauren Fry works with Down to Earth Gardening Ltd., which is an example that all employers can look to for a pattern of success, growth and how to train excellent journeypersons and apprentices as Landscape Horticulturists.
Governors Pub & Eatery has seen the benefit to their business from employing individuals, like Aimee McDougall, who have embraced the journey to certification. They are committed to participating in apprenticeship.
Archie Pye, Dartmouth Central Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
Dartmouth Central Plumbing & Heating and Owner/Operator Archie Pye continuously hire many apprentices in the Plumber trade and provide them with the support, mentoring and encouragement to successfully complete their apprenticeship programs.
Amherst Toyota Service Manager, Richard Harrison, is quick to point out that the apprenticeship program allows their employees to advance through to certification in a reasonable time-frame, with the assistance of trained journeypersons on site.
Steve Lewis Autobody owner/operator Steve Lewis is a Champion Employer who runs a very professional and safe repair business and is dedicated to training his apprentices to learn the full scope of Motor Vehicle Body Repairer.
Chesley Gilkie, VanOostrum Farm Equipment, Apprenticeship Award of Excellence
VanOostrum Farm Equipment Service Manager, Chesley Gilkie, works with high schools and NSCC to attract and welcome co-op students and apprentices. Additionally, Chesley hired the first female mechanic at VanOostrum's, and supported her in her career choice
Joey Hawkins, Skilled Masons & Restoration Inc., Apprenticeship Award of Excellence
Skilled Masons & Restoration owner/operator, Joey Hawkins, completed his apprenticeship and acquired his Red Seal in 2012. He then started his business, and currently employs an apprentice. Joey is also a Mentor for the East Preston Empowerment Academy.