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Ontario. Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development

Site: Peel Region Office

Service: Apprenticeship Office, Peel Region Office

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Formerly known as Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU)
Contact Information
Office Phone Office phone: 905-279-7333; Employment Standards Information Centre: 416-326-7160; Health and Safety Contact Centre: 1-877-202-0008; Labour relations Information: 416-326-7358
Toll Free Phone 1-800-736-5520
Fax 905-279-7332
E-Mail Mississauga@ontario.ca
Website www.ontario.ca/page/apprenticeship-ontario
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Works to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, promotes and enforces employment standards, helps settle workplace disputes and collective agreements, supports apprenticeships, the skilled trades, industry training and employment services in Ontario
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive (Hon) Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour Training and Skills Development; Phone: 416-326-7600
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
  •  $1,000 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 office for details on eligibility and amounts available
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
  • 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 the local school board or contact the local 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 8-12week work placement
  • free, with costs covered for tuition, textbooks, safety equipment and tools
This location is not an exam site
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Etobicoke ; Etobicoke Central ; Etobicoke North ; Etobicoke South ; Milton ; Oakville ; Peel Region
Eligibility
  • Full-time high school students 16 years and older entering Grade 11 or 12

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
  • see below for specific programs

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 programonline
  • 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
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
The Emerald Centre; 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle
Suite 404
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5R 3K6
 
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Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Eglinton Ave
Physical Access Unknown
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Apprenticeship
Service Categories Apprenticeship Preparation ; Apprenticeship Training ~ College/University Students ; Student Financial Aid ~ Apprentices ; Tools/Equipment ~ Apprentices ; Vocational Education ~ High School Students

Agency Overview


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