Ontario. Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development

Site: Peel Region Office

Service: Apprenticeship Office, Peel Region Office

Record #: PEL0210
Last Full Update: 17 Jul 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Office phone: 905-279-7333
Toll Free Phone 1-800-736-5520
Fax 416-326-5799
E-Mail Peel@ontario.ca
Website www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Apprenticeship programs

Offer formal training for those who want a career in the skilled trades. Program combines on the job training, in-classroom training and offers registration and support to:

  • new apprentices who have arranged a sponsoring employer or
  • who have prior education and related work experience

Program also offers consultation to sponsoring employers

More information on Apprenticeship Programs available at https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

  • school-to-work transition program offered through Ontario secondary schools
  • students earn cooperative education credits in the summers before grades 10, 11 or 12 through work placements in skilled trades
  • interested part-time or full-time high school students 15 years and older entering Grade 11 should contact their guidance counsellor, co-op education teacher or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program recruiter for the local school board

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

  • job skill development and trade readiness for unemployed individuals wanting careers in skilled trades
  • programs are at various community locations, and up to 52 weeks long including a minimum 8-12 week paid work placement
  • free, with costs covered for tuition, textbooks, safety equipment and tools

This office is an exam centre

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Etobicoke ; Etobicoke Central ; Etobicoke North ; Etobicoke South ; Milton ; Oakville ; Peel Region
Eligibility Apprenticeship programs
  • persons 16 years or older with minimum Grade 10 education for construction trades (employers may ask for higher education) or minimum Grade 12 education (unless otherwise defined by specific trade regulation) for industrial, motive power and service trades

    • must be qualified to train an apprentice in the trade, be able to provide structured training and supervision, and pay wages where appropriate

Application Apprenticeship programs
  • individuals must first find a sponsor (usually an employer) willing to hire and train them
  • the individual then applies for the apprenticeship program online
  • if the individual is eligible, local apprenticeship staff will contact the individual and sponsor to sign a training agreement
Foreign- trained professionals or trade certification candidates
Languages English, French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
The Emerald Centre, 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle
Suite 404
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5R 3K6
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Intersection Hurontario St (Hwy 10) and Eglinton Ave
Physical Access Unknown; contact for information

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