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UGDSB students are invited to learn the benefits of a summer co-op

For Immediate Release
February 18, 2020

GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand District School Board is offering grade 12 students the opportunity to apply for a summer co-op in the skilled trades.

This program prepares and supports students to make successful transitions to careers in the skilled trades. Students will explore the realities and opportunities of the modern workplace while refining their employability skills.

Students may also have the opportunity to explore apprenticeship trades through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP).

This program offers students six weekly pre-placement sessions, four integration classes, health and safety training, a job placement with a qualified company, the ability to earn two high school credits and more.

Students can apply for this program by speaking to a guidance counsellor at their school.

Registration is open until March 13 and UGDSB students can register through myBlueprint.

For more information please review the Co-op to Careers brochure or Summer School Co-op poster.

About the Upper Grand District School Board

The Upper Grand District School Board serves approximately 35,000 students through 65 elementary schools and 11 secondary schools in the City of Guelph, County of Wellington and County of Dufferin. The UGDSB covers the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Six Nations of the Grand River, and Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territories. Student success is the goal of over 4,000 dedicated teaching and support staff who are aided by the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners.

Learn, Lead, Inspire…Together


Media contact:
Ron Aimola
OYAP Co-Ordinator
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext. 875
[email protected]


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