Want to work in the trades?

Employment Ontario has services right across Ontario that can help you become an apprentice.
For more information:
www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/apprentices
www.collegeoftrades.ca/trades-in-ontario

Please fill out the online application for apprenticeship.
www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship

Training & Funding Programs

There is funding available through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, which is funded by Employment Ontario. Eligible job seekers must meet with one of our Employment Advisor's to discuss his/her needs and the best route to secure employment.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides direct financial support for employers who want to train their workers.

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Apprenticeship

Employment Ontario has services right across Ontario that can help you become an apprentice.

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Ontario Job Creation Partnership

Ontario Job Creation Partnerships is an employment program that provides work experience to unemployed job seekers within projects that benefit the community or local economy.

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Youth Job Connection: Summer

YJCS will provide summer, part-time opportunities for high school students, aged 15 to 18, who are facing challenging life circumstances.

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Youth Job Connection Program

The Youth Job Connection program serves youth aged 15 to 29 who experience multiple and/or complex barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.

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Youth Job Link

Youth Job Link is designed to help youth, including students, aged 15 to 29, who do not face significant barriers to employment, but who could benefit from some extra help to plan their careers and transition to the labour market.

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Supports

The supports funding program can help to assist eligible individuals with work clothing, workbooks, safety gear etc.

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Employer Incentives

The Employer Incentive program is a wage subsidy encouraging employers to hire eligible individuals to assist them with long-term employment opportunities and with gaining new skills relevant to the market place.

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Skills Link

The Skills Link program helps youth overcome barriers to employment, develop a broad range of skills and knowledge in order to participate in the current and future labour market and to promote education and skills as being key to labour market participation.

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Second Career.

The Second Career program supports laid-off individuals (laid off on or after January 1, 2005) who require skills training to assist them to find employment in high-demand occupations in Ontario.

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