Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
Posted on 04/26/2021
Is your child interested in learning about apprenticeships and the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program??

In partnership with Loyalist, St. Lawrence colleges, and Algonquin College, the OCDSB is offering a series of 3 apprenticeship planning webinars - one in April, May, and June. 

These webinars are designed to overview almost everything a high school student needs to know about the apprenticeship pathway. Each session will be led by Candace Carson, a School-to-Work transition specialist, who supports youth in navigating the period between high school and employment. As a result of her experience as an Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator and Pathways Consultant for one of Ontario's largest school boards, Candace is able to provide youth considering apprenticeship a clear and individualized learner pathway to employment.

There will be handouts to support the learning from each session. You are welcome to attend one, two, or all 3 sessions!

Dates are listed below. Each session will run from 6:00pm-7:15pm. You can sign up for the webinars at this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rpt-9-apprenticeship-planning-webinars-tickets-149142478167

Webinar #1: April 29th, 2021
Overview of the apprenticeship program - what it is, where it leads, why you should consider this pathway
Intended Audience: students considering the skilled trades or those who've already started a skilled trades pathway

Webinar #2: May 20th, 2021
Learn more about the OYAP program: how to get started, tips for success, the role of the Ministry, what it means to be an OYAP participant vs an OYAP registrant, how to access in-class training, and more
Intended Audience: OYAP students or students seriously considering OYAP

Webinar #3: June 3rd, 2021
Apprenticeship pathway post high school: create your personalized exit plan
Intended Audience: OYAP students who are graduating high school and hope to continue on an apprenticeship pathway.
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