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WELCOME to the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (O.Y.A.P.) for the Toronto District School Board.

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (O.Y.A.P.) offers industry-specific education and training through high school cooperative education in THREE different versions:

  • Regular Co-op OYAP
  • Accelerated" OYAP (includes trade school),  
  • Specialized Tech/Co-op" OYAP (includes Technological Studies classes)

16 years old, with at least 16 credits will get you started in the trade of your choice. Check out this website and talk to your co-op or tech teacher or guidance counsellor. Over 21? Please contact our Adult Education Schools at and check out cooperative education opportunities. ..» read more