Ontario. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Site: Halton Regional Office

Service: Apprenticeship Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-5105
Toll Free Phone 1-844-901-5105
Fax 905-842-5344
E-Mail oakville@ontario.ca
Website www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training
Primary Contact Susan Kovic, Service Delivery Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-5283
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provincial ministry responsible for administration of laws and programs relating to post-secondary education and skills training.
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Registration and support for new apprentices who have arranged a sponsoring employer * prior education and related work experience may be considered * consultation for sponsoring employers

Apprenticeship Scholarship: -- a $1000 scholarship upon completion of academic upgrading, for registered apprentices younger than 25 years who left school before completing the necessary academic requirements for registering in a trade, who are committed to achieving the necessary academic requirements within one year, and who demonstrate an interest in the skilled trades

Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program (CODA) -- allows college students to receive apprenticeship training while earning a diploma * registrants must meet apprenticeship requirements as well as all eligibility criteria for the specific college program (see individual listings) * apply directly through the college

Loans for Tools: -- interest free loans to newly registered apprentices for purchase of tools * contact the office for details on eligibility and amounts available

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) -- a school-to-work transition program offered through Ontario secondary schools * students earn cooperative education credits in Grades 11 and 12 through work placements in skilled trades * interested students full time high school students 16 years and older entering Grade 11 should contact their guidance counsellor, co-op education teacher or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Coordinator for their school board or contact the Apprenticeship Office

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 work placement * free, with costs covered for tuition, textbooks, safety equipment and tools

Graduated Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (GAGE) -- to help with the cost of training apprentices in more than 100 eligible trades * bonuses for apprentices from underrepresented groups * Completion Employer Bonus -- for trades that are not eligible for GAGE

This office is not an exam centre.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
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 
Employers -- must be qualified to train an apprentice in the trade, be able to provide structured training and supervision, and pay wages according to regulations where appropriate
Application 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

Foreign-trained professionals or trade certification candidates -- contact the Ontario College of trades for requirements for certification and evaluation of skills
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
700 Dorval Dr, Suite 201
Oakville, ON L6K 3V3
 
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Wyecroft Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Apprenticeship ; Employer Staffing Assistance
Service Categories Apprenticeship Preparation ; Apprenticeship Training ~ College/University Students ; Student Financial Aid ~ Apprentices ; Tools/Equipment ~ Apprentices ; Vocational Education ~ High School Students ; Wage Subsidy Funds

Agency Overview


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