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Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

 

 

 

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What is the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)?
 
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.

 

Student Eligibility        

To be eligible for OYAP, students must:

  • be at least 16 years old;
  • have completed 16 credits towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) prior to starting the program;
  • be enrolled as a full-time student during the program;
  • be working towards the completion of all OSSD requirements

Students have an opportunity to become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journeypersons in a skilled trade while completing their secondary school diplomas.
 

 
 
The goals of OYAP are:
  • To provide students with the opportunity to start training in a skilled trade while completing the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma;
  • To enable students to make the school to work transition by direct entry into apprenticeship training;
  • To provide employers with the opportunity to train the skilled workers they require;
  • To provide a viable solution to address the problem of skilled tradespeople shortages in general, and specifically the lack of young people joining the trades.

  

To learn more about OYAP/Apprenticeship opportunities, please visit the following links:

 

OYAP Provincial Site:

www.oyap.com


Apprenticesearch.com Connecting Employers and Apprentices across Ontario

www.apprenticesearch.com


Canadian Apprenticeship Forum:

http://caf-fca.org


Ontario College of Trades

http://www.collegeoftrades.ca

 

For more information please contact:

 

Shawna Grouette

SGDSB OYAP System Lead/Cooperative Education Teacher
Marathon High School
P.O. Bag "H"
MARATHON, ON  P0T2E0

(807)229-1800 Phone

(807)229-0117 Fax

(807)228-3256 Cell

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Quick Links

Important Dates

 

Regular Board Meeting

Tuesday,  May 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Designated Site:

Geraldton Composite High School, Geraldton

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High Schools Videoconference Sites:

Geraldton Composite HS, 500 Second Street

Geraldton, ON

Lake Superior High School, 19 Hudson Drive

Terrace Bay, ON

Manitouwadge HS, 200 Manitou Road West

Manitouwadge, ON

Nipigon-Red Rock DHS, 20 Frost Street,

Red Rock, ON

Marathon Board Office, 12 Hemlo Drive

Marathon, ON  

boardoffice@sgdsb.on.ca

12 Hemlo Drive, Postal Bag 'A'

Marathon, ON, P0T 2E0

Phone: (807) 229-0436

Fax: (807) 229-1471