Students interested in an apprenticeship should seriously consider OYAP – the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program. It begins with a coop placement in the trade, in Grade 11 and/or Grade 12. If the employer sees potential, you can be signed as an apprentice while still in high school, begin working on your hours and skills, and potentially take your Level 1 Theory at college – fully funded!
Careers in the Trades: WHY CONSIDER A CAREER IN TRADES? RESPECT, OPPORTUNITY, GOOD PAY …
This site will help you discover the facts about a career in the skilled trades and how an apprenticeship can help you earn while you learn.