There are over 150 skilled trades that involve apprenticeship training.

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OYAP grads find success in the workplace.

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Hamilton Wentworth District School Board offers lots of opportunities for students to explore and build their futures through OYAP opportunities.

Here you can find more specific information about OYAP in your school and how you can use these opportunities to begin a fulfilling career in the skilled trades. Check out the links on this site to find out more about specific programs, education and industry partners.

Contact Joachim Vallentin at (905)-527-5092 ext 2683 with any questions about OYAP or Accerated Level 1 opportunties.


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


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