Trades and Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are offered for high school students through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). Contact your local school board coordinator to see about opportunities in your area, or talk to a guidance couselor at your high school for more information.

Huron Perth Public Health – Huron

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Food safety and inspection * complaint investigation * food handling training *

Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

OYAP is a school to career program designed to help students make a smooth, successful transition into their post secondary education apprentice programs * offers senior students opportunity to attend secondary school and train as a registered apprentice at the same time * allows the student to complete their OSSD and gain apprenticeship training leading to a Certificate of Qualification with Journey person status in a skilled trade.

School locations are:
St Michael’s Catholic Secondary School, 240 Oakdale Ave, Stratford, N5A 7W2
St Anne’s Catholic Secondary School, 353 Ontario St, Clinton, N0M 1L0

Avon Maitland District School Board

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) – allows high school students to gain on-the-job experience through work placements and register as apprentices in skilled trades * students complete credits toward both their high school diploma and a Certificate of Apprenticeship * interested students should contact their guidance counsellor, technical teacher or apprenticeship staff at an Employment Ontario office

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