CTMA awards posterClick image to enlargeThe Canadian Tooling and Machining Association's (CTMA) Annual Apprentice Awards will continue in 2020, despite the COVID-19 lockdown.


CTMA and its members recognize and honour outstanding apprentices and pre-apprentices for the contribution they make to the industry. The CTMA’s Apprentice Awards also increase the awareness and value of skilled trades training, which contributes to an enhanced tooling and machining industry in Canada.

CTMA member companies may nominate any combination of up to three apprentices or pre-apprentices for the selection committee’s consideration.

Apprentices selected for awards are eligible to receive:

  • Selected apprentices will receive an award of up to $1,000;
  • Pre-apprentices will receive an award of up to $500;
  • Tools, training packages and other trade-related items (subject to the level of sponsorship received).

It is more important than ever to recognize these individuals and we encourage you to nominate your outstanding apprentices and consider making a financial contribution in support of this worthwhile initiative.

Learn more about the awards and download the poster for your shop at the CTMA's website here.

Download the nomination form as a PDF here.

Download a PDF of the rules and regulations here.

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