This apprenticeship is regulated by the Ontario College of Trades. You and your employer are required to register through your local Apprenticeship Branch Office of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).
Several government services, such as Job Connect or your local Employment Ontario office, can help you get started in the more than 150 skilled trades that can be learned through apprenticeship training.
For other helpful information and job listings visit apprenticesearch.com.
You will be scheduled for the in-school portion of training by MTCU. Apprentices who have been scheduled for the in-school training will be sent an "Offer of Classroom Training" letter from the MTCU.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
- Grade 12 C or U English or equivalent
- Grade 12 C Mathematics
For Peel region, please contact:
MTCU - Apprenticeship Branch
The Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
905.279.7333 or 800.736.7332
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program is now offered by some Ontario school boards. This program allows you to complete high school while working part-time as a registered apprentice. To see if you are eligible, contact your guidance counsellor or technical director for more information.