What is an Apprenticeship?
Did you know there are approximately 150 skilled trades in Ontario?
Explore the list of skilled trades in Ontario.
Learn about professions you never knew existed!
Steps to an Apprenticeship
A valuable guide for both students, youth, educators and parents, ApprenticeSearch.com’s Steps to an Apprenticeship is a detailed guide, tailored specifically for those looking to enter the skilled trades. Starting at the very beginning, this guide serves as a step-by-step walk through for the process of becoming an apprentice. Containing helpful exercises and a wealth of useful internet links, this resource should not be missed. (Source: apprenticesearch.com)
Guide to Careers in the Skilled Trades
See for yourself why apprenticeship is a first-choice post-secondary option! This dynamic book is a quick overview of skilled trades careers that highlights the benefits of apprenticeship as a post-secondary option and profiles young tradespeople and apprentices who are passionate about their career choice. (Source: careersintrades.ca)
How to Begin an Apprenticeship
Click here to find out how you qualify & apply to be an apprentice in a skilled trade.
You can explore various apprenticeships on My Blueprint. Select the My Blueprint icon once you are signed into UGCLOUD. Click on “Post-Secondary” then “Apprenticeship.” Find information on various apprenticeships and read the Apprenticeship Guide for Ontario Students.
- apprenticesearch.com– free online service connecting employers and apprentices in the skilled trades
- www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship – Ontario Government publication on how to qualify and apply for an apprenticeship
- skillsontario.com – promotes skilled trades in Ontario
- oyap.com – a school to work program that allows for students to explore & work in apprenticeship occupations in grades 11 & 12
Financial Supports for Apprenticeships ($)
Click here to learn about provincial & federal financial supports for Apprentices.