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Summer OYAP

Summer CO-OP Education in the Skilled Trades for OYAP Students

You qualify for this program if you meet the following requirements:

you’re 16 years or older;
you’ve completed 16 secondary school credits, including at least one technology credit;
you’re genuinely considering apprenticeship in a skilled trade after you finish secondary school.

It's Easy to Apply

Pick up an application/information package from your school’s Student Services Office. These packages will be available in April 2008.
Discuss the program with your guidance counsellor, technology teachers and parents.
Complete the application package and return it to your school’s Student Services Office. The deadline for applications is Friday May 30th, 2008.
Prepare for interviews with the selection committee and the employer.
It is a school-work transition program that allows students to complete secondary school while developing work skills and building up working hours towards the completion of an apprenticeship. This program is open to students from the Hamilton-Wentworth DSB.

There will be a $10.00 registration fee if you are accepted to this program. The registration fee will be collected on the first day of the pre-employment session. A receipt will be issued upon payment. Please contact Continuing Education at 905-561-2190. 300 Albright Road, Hamilton, Ontario, L8K 5J4