Presentation on theme: "Heading to the Workplace? Everyone will end up in a workplace environment, so it will help you to gain information on how to prepare to enter the World."— Presentation transcript:
Heading to the Workplace? Everyone will end up in a workplace environment, so it will help you to gain information on how to prepare to enter the World of Work, and how to increase your chances at finding a job. The following slides will provide valuable information to help you get there…
What’s out there for me? Workplace and Apprenticeship opportunities are available to high school students through a variety of programs such as: Seneca Employment Services Cooperative Education Dual Credit Programs* Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Programs* (OYAP) Accelerated OYAP* College Pre-Apprenticeship Programs College Workplace Programs * Available through a Co-op Program)
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Cooperative Education This is what you gain: Earn 2 to 4 credits while working in a community business relevant to your career interests Work 3 to 6 hours per day with real professionals who are currently working in your field of interest Get on-the-job training for professional or high skills trades careers Start your career earlier…prior to graduating from high school (i.e. apprenticeship trades)
Cooperative Education Benefits: Allows you to test-drive a career that is of interest to you Allows you to gain valuable hands-on experience Allows you to build a network of references to assist with future employment Could potentially end up with part-time or full-time employment
Dual Credits Programs Dual Credit Courses… are for Grade 11 & 12 students allow students while they are still in high school, to take college or apprenticeship courses which count towards both the high school diploma (OSSD) and a postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree, or apprenticeship certification. Students usually earn one or more (up to four) optional credits through college-delivered courses.
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Apprenticeship is hands-on training for people who enjoy "learning by doing” 90 per cent of apprenticeship training occurs at the workplace with 10% in a classroom setting at a local community college/approved training facility Everyone benefits from apprenticeship training. Employers gain increasingly skilled workers who help keep their business competitive. Apprentices receive training while they earn a wage Apprenticeships are approximately 3 to 5 years in length, and vary from trade to trade
Apprenticeship in Ontario: 43 Construction trades Carpenter Electrician Crane Operator Glazier Drywall Finisher/Plasterer Mason Painter Plumber Power Line Worker Refrigeration/AC Mechanic Roofer Steam Fitter Sheet Metal Worker 55 Industrial trades Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Blacksmith Cabinetmaker Draftsperson CNC Programmer Facilities Maintenance Mechanic Fitter General Machinist Hydraulic Mechanic Industrial Electrician Locksmith Mould Maker Ski lift Mechanic Tool & Die Maker Welder
39 Service Sector trades Agriculture Technician Appliance Service Technician Arborist Baker Cook Child & Youth Worker Child Development Practitioner Construction Craft Worker Education Assistant Pool & Hot Tub/Spa Technician Retail Meat Cutter Electronic Service Technician Hairstylist Horse Groomer Horticultural Technician IT Support Analyst Network cabling Technician 20 Motive Power trades Auto Body Technician Automotive Painter Auto Service Technician Parts person Small Engine Mechanic Marine Engine Repairer Heavy Duty Technician Transmission Technician Motorcycle Technician Truck/Coach Technician
Accelerated OYAP What is Accelerated OYAP? A unique program in which students in grade 11 or 12 participate in both a co-op program working in one of seven apprenticeship trade areas and attend community college to complete Level 1 training requirements Allows participants to accumulate workplace hours that count towards both secondary school co-op credits and the requirements of an apprenticeship program
College Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Helps potential apprentices develop their job skills and trade readiness to be prepared to find work as apprentices Programs are up to 52 weeks in length and may include the Level 1 apprenticeship in-school training or relevant apprenticeship/safety training, and an 8 to 12 week work placement Programs may also include employment preparation and academic upgrading
Another unique opportunity! The York Region District School Board & The York Catholic District School Board Present The Fast Track to the Workplace Conference Date: May 27th, 2014 (details to follow)
Your future is today! Plan your exciting future now! Research the best approach to getting into the workplace or an apprenticeship. Develop the skills you need to be successful in today’s ever-changing world of work. The future is in your hands! Take hold of it today!