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Finding an OYAP Student

Employers who are willing to provide students with supervision and training may qualify for participation in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program.

Four Easy Steps to OYAP participation:


Contact your local OYAP Coordinator or high school. You will be guided through the process and any questions you may have will be answered.


You will then be provided with eager, committed students to interview.


You will select your student and provide a cooperative education experience.


If everything works out, you may choose to register your student as an apprentice.