Employment & Advancement
Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain apprenticeship hours and/or experience. (Source: Apprenticeship Manitoba Handbook and Manitoba Prospects).
- Construction Companies
- Carpentry Contractors
- Construction Contractors
- Wood Product Manufacturers
- Maintenance Departments of Large Institutions and Factories
For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:
Are Employers Hiring?
It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.
Specific jobs ads:
The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.
Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:
Specific labour market information for Carpenters in Manitoba:
Manitoba Trades – Carpenter
Careers In Construction
Manitoba Home Builders’ Association (MHBA)
Winnipeg Construction Association (WCA)
Construction Safety Association of Manitoba (CSAM)