What is the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program?
OYAP is a high school program that allows you to try a huge variety of apprenticeship-based careers in skilled trades, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.
You Have So Many Options
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There’s a Skilled Trade for Everyone
OYAP allows you to explore and find the right career for you. And if you discover you want to change direction you can, because many skills are transferable.
Hands-On Learners Achieve Excellence
Hands on learning activates more parts of the brain, and is great for retention. The apprenticeship pathway combines in-class and on-the-job training opportunities to maximize learning and skill development.