Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a school to work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.
Apply for one of twelve Accelerated OYAP
Level 1 Programs
Runs the second semester of the 2020-21 school year.
Applications are due to your school guidance counsellor
by Nov. 2, 2020.
How to apply
Learn about the trades programs available
Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)
- like to learn by doing things in a 'hands-on' way?
- want to find out about challenging skill-based careers with great job prospects?
- want a head start on a great-paying job while you're still in high school?
- want to work as an apprentice while you work towards your diploma?
If you do, then the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) could be for you!
Find out more about the program in the:
Benefits to becoming an OYAP student:
earn credits toward your secondary school diploma
accumulate hours and work toward trade competencies at a placement
receive trade-specific health and safety training
move into work directly after graduation and continue your apprenticeship
reduce post-secondary costs: earn while you learn
start a viable, attractive career on equal footing with college and university programs
Need more information on OYAP?
Contact: 905-890-1010, ext. 2525