Ontario. Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development

Apprenticeship Office, Peel Region Office

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Apprenticeship programs

Offer formal training for those who want a career in the skilled trades. Program combines on the job training, in-classroom training and offers registration and support to:
  • new apprentices who have arranged a sponsoring employer or
  • who have prior education and related work experience

Program also offers consultation to sponsoring employers

More information on Apprenticeship Programs available at https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
  • school-to-work transition program offered through Ontario secondary schools
  • students earn cooperative education credits in the summers before grades 10, 11 or 12 through work placements in skilled trades
  • interested part-time or full-time high school students 15 years and older entering Grade 11 should contact their guidance counsellor, co-op education teacher or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program recruiter for the local school board

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
  • job skill development and trade readiness for unemployed individuals wanting careers in skilled trades
  • programs are at various community locations, and up to 52 weeks long including a minimum 8-12 week paid work placement
  • free, with costs covered for tuition, textbooks, safety equipment and tools

This office is an exam centre
Apprenticeship programs
  • persons 16 years or older with minimum Grade 10 education for construction trades (employers may ask for higher education) or minimum Grade 12 education (unless otherwise defined by specific trade regulation) for industrial, motive power and service trades

    • must be qualified to train an apprentice in the trade, be able to provide structured training and supervision, and pay wages where appropriate

Application Process
Apprenticeship programs
  • individuals must first find a sponsor (usually an employer) willing to hire and train them
  • the individual then applies for the apprenticeship program online
  • if the individual is eligible, local apprenticeship staff will contact the individual and sponsor to sign a training agreement
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Last Updated On
March 11, 2024
The Emerald Centre, 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404
Mississauga, ON, L5R 3K6
Cross streets: Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Eglinton Ave W
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Hours of Operation
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Dufferin County
  • Etobicoke
  • Etobicoke Central
  • Etobicoke North
  • Etobicoke South
  • Milton
  • Oakville
  • Peel Region