Apprenticeship Information 

What is an Apprentice?

  • an apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the direction of more experienced workers (journeymen/women)
  • apprentices also complete classroom instruction as part of their training
  • becoming an apprentice can be an important first step to learning new skills and building a rewarding career. 

What is an Apprenticeship?

  • apprenticeship is a work based training program for people who want to work in a skilled trade.
  • view a detailed list of the trades here 


    Benefits of Apprenticeship Training 

    Employer: gain a skilled workforce that can produce and deliver goods to meet customer demand.

    The Ontario College of Trades has developed a summary of the benefits of hiring an apprentice.

    Apprentice: you can earn while you learn a skilled trade.


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     Other Resources:

    • Contact your local NEW office today- and let our friendly staff help you start your path to Apprenticeship
    • Visit the MLTSD website on Apprenticeship for up to date information
    • For Employers: The Ontario College of  Trades website has all the information you need to know
    • For Apprentices: is a valuable resourceful site for information about the trades