What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a post-secondary education pathway, just like College or University. It is a hands-on training program for people who enjoy learning by doing and earning while learning. Employers provide about 90 percent of apprenticeship training in the workplace. The remaining 10 percent involves classroom instruction on theory which is usually delivered at an […]

What are Skilled Trades?

When people think of skilled trades, there are many traditional trades that likely come to mind – electrician, plumber, welder, and carpenter, for example.  The reality is that there are 144 designated trades in Ontario.  These trades fall under four sectors: Construction Industrial Motive Power Service What are Red Seal Trades? The Inter-provincial Standards Red Seal […]