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WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP? COOP AND OYAP HOW TO FIND AN APPRENTICESHIP? CAN’T FIND AN APPRENTICESHIP? QUESTIONS.

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1 WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP? COOP AND OYAP HOW TO FIND AN APPRENTICESHIP? CAN’T FIND AN APPRENTICESHIP? QUESTIONS

2 WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?  It is a hands-on training program for people who want to work in skilled trades or occupations  Depending on the trade, an apprenticeship could require 3-5 years including hours of training  The three partners of a successful apprenticeship are; 1.A student who wants to learn a trade 2.An employer who needs a skilled worker and is willing to train 3.The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities who registers the student as an apprentice and registers them for college

3 1.Once a placement with employer has been found the student registers with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as an apprentice 2.The student will train with the employer for approximately a year 3.After a year the student will attend college for educational training (8 weeks) 4.Return for training with employer 5.Return to college 6.Return for training with employer 7.Return to college 8.Return for remaining hours of training ELECTRICIAN 9000 hours Approx. 4 1/2 years 1x8 and 2X10 weeks of schooling exams

4 155 APPRENTICIBLE TRADES CONSTRUCTION Brick and Stone Mason General Carpenter Plumber Painter and Decorator INDUSTRIAL Industrial Electrician Industrial Millwright Tool and Die Maker General Machinist MOTIVE POWER Auto Body Repairer Automotive Painter Motive Power Machinist Motorcycle Mechanic Heavy Equipment Mechanic SERVICE Hairstylist Baker Chef Developmental Services Worker

5  The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program allows students to acquire apprenticeship hours while completing co- operative education credits  For each 110 hours of work students can accumulate a credit through coop  Most students will acquire over 440 hours through coop=4 credits and apprenticeship hours  The coop teacher will recommend a student for OYAP  Students can sometimes continue their apprenticeship with the coop employer Learn a skilled trade while earning cooperative education credits and gaining work experience for a trade!!!

6 Do coop!!!-students may get hired as an apprentice Do a Specialist High Skills Major in Construction-student will receive a record card and SHSD diploma making them more marketable to employers Network-find employers through contacts/ parents/neighbours Talk to people in the trade-they are a good source of information Use job search boards/internet (i.e. and Send out resumes

7 Get work experience-start working with an employer as a regular employee and work your way up Get training at college-do a 45 week college program or start a regular program (i.e. Motive Power Technician) Do a Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program-combines college diploma and apprenticeship training (i.e. Culinary Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship) Do a Dual Credit Apprenticeship Course at Algonquin (i.e. Dedicated Hairstyling Apprenticeship) GET WORK EXPERIENCE!!! GO TO SCHOOL!!!

8 WEBSITES Many experts agree that industry is facing a shortage of skilled trades people. By 2013 approximately 35% of skilled trades people will be retiring. Statistics Canada reports that by 2025 Canada will realize a shortage of approximately skilled trades people.


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