Apprenticeship Office, Hamilton
|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||James St S and King St W|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-668-4479|
|Alternate Name (Internal use only)||Apprenticeship Scholarship ; Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program ; Coop Diploma Apprenticeship Program ; Employment Ontario ; Loans for Tools ; Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; MTCU ; Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program ; OYAP ; Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program ; Youth Apprenticeship Program|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Description||Registration and support for new apprentices who have arranged a sponsoring employer * prior education and related work experience may be considered * consultation for sponsoring employers |
-Apprenticeship Completion Bonus in Non-Red Seal Trades
A taxable cash grant of $2,000 available to registered apprentices after they successfully complete their apprenticeship training and obtain their Certificate of Apprenticeship and, where available, their Certificate of Qualification in any Ontario non-Red Seal trade, on or after April 1, 2009.
You may qualify for a $1,000 scholarship to help pay for your training.
-Co-Op Diploma Apprenticeship Programs
Allows students to get apprenticeship training while earning a college diploma.
-Loans for tools
The Loans for Tools program can help you buy the equipment you need to get started to work in your new trade.
-Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
Allows students to begin their apprenticeship training while they are still in high school.
-Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
Helps students develop the job skills they will need before beginning an apprenticeship.
-Support to Non-Employment Insurance Eligible Apprentices During In-School Training
This initiative will provide up to $1,500 of taxable financial supports for apprentices who are not eligible for federal Employment Insurance (EI) who attend full time in-school training at a Delivery Agency approved by the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County|
|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 * see below for specific programs * employers - must be qualified to train an apprentice in the trade, be able to provide structured training and supervision, and pay wages according to regulations |
|Application||Apprenticeship programs -- individuals must first find an employer or training sponsor willing to hire and train them * the individual, employer or sponsor then arranges an assessment meeting at the workplace with apprenticeship staff, who will then draw up a training agreement * foreign-trained professionals or trade certification candidates -- contact office for information on provincial requirements for certification and evaluation of skills|
|Bus Routes||(1) KING ; (4) BAYFRONT ; (5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK ; (7) LOCKE ; (8) YORK ; (9) ROCK GARDENS ; (10) B-LINE ; (34) UPPER PARADISE ; (51) UNIVERSITY|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Apprenticeship Preparation ; Apprenticeship Preparation ~ Job Training Expense Assistance ; Apprenticeship Training ; Apprenticeship Training ~ College/University Students ; Apprenticeship Training ~ High School Students ; Apprenticeship Training ~ Wage Subsidy Funds ; Scholarships ~ Young Adults ~ Apprentices ; Tools/Equipment ~ Apprentices|
|Subjects||Apprenticeship programs ; Provincial government ; Trades|