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Winning Conditions for Apprenticeship

A Halton Industry Education Council report profiling success in the skilled trades across Ontario.

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What is Apprenticeship? 

  • This presentation was created by and is designed to be an introduction to the skilled trades and apprenticeship in Ontario
  • Both the general public and our service partners have expressed the need for a presentation available to assist jobseekers interested in finding a skilled trade apprenticeship opportunity in Ontario
  • This presentation was developed by and is one of many free resources found on the website
  • To take advantage of this great resource, please make sure to download both the presentation (slides) and the script in the PDF format (Familiarize yourself to the script before presenting as it elaborates on the slide presentation)


Presentation Slides Presentation Script



Trades manuals for immigrants / Manuels sur les métiers spécialisés pour immigrants

Please see below and attached for a new resource for immigrants interested in trades. Although these guides were created with potential immigrants in mind, the information provided will prove to be useful for newcomers as well as born-Canadians.

reposted with permission from:

Community and Social Services / Services sociaux et communautaires

City of Ottawa / Ville d'Ottawa





This guide was created for internationally-trained tradespeople and new/potential immigrants interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades sectors. Ce guide s’adresse aux gens de métier qui ont suivi leur formation à l’étranger et aux nouveaux ou futurs immigrants qui souhaitent poursuivre une carrière dans les secteurs des métiers qualifiés. The Starting a Trades Business Handbook is a self-help guide that is designed to provide those interested in starting their own business with an overview of the information they require and the issues that need to be considered. Le Guide de démarrage d’une entreprise de métiers est un outil d’aide conçu pour offrir aux personnes souhaitant démarrer leur propre entreprise une vue d’ensemble des renseignements dont ils ont besoin et des éléments dont ils devront tenir compte.





Steps to an Apprenticeship 8 page book

8 page book on the Steps to an Apprenticeship




Steps to an Apprenticeship (One page version)

A condensed roadmap of the apprenticeship process





Resume and Cover Letter guide
A Guide to help you prepare a resume and cover letter that will help you land an interview.


Incentive information for both Employer and Apprentice

Learn about the financial benefits that you can receive from the government by registering  and going through the apprenticehip process. 


  Human Resources Recruitment and Retention guide for Employers

A valuable guide for Employers who could use assistance selecting the right candidate for a job vacancy. The document contains sample Behavioural Interview questions, suggested recruitment methods, practical information on performance reviews and more!
  Considerations for trades with less competition

This chart lists the trades commonly posted on Those trades listed in the right hand column attract fewer applicants on the website and may oer greater opportunity for success for many jobseekers.

Download in French

Educator Resources lesson plan 8.3 MB

Lesson plans for apprenticeship and the skilled trades






(updated November 2014)

Check out the recently updated OYAP-Apprenticeship in Ontario poster. Click on the image to view the large version.

To download:

The JPG (print - 10 MB) version (11" x 17"), click here.
The JPG (web - 327 KB) version (11" x 17"), click here.
 Student Prezi 2012


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