Ontario has Apprenticeship programs for more than 150 trades and occupations in four sectors:

  • Construction
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Motive Power
  • Service

Financial Help for Apprentices:

The Apprenticeship Scholarship provides a $1000 scholarship to young people who participate in apprenticeship programs if they:

  • Have completed their academic upgrading
  • Are employed
  • Are registered as an apprentice
Employers may be eligible for the:
  • New $2,000 Employer Signing Bonus
  • New $15,000 Apprenticeship Tax Credit
  • Wage subsidy for on the job training of your apprentice.
For more information, check out these website:

Skilled Trades
A great website with lots of information on apprenticeship.and skilled trades programs at Ontario Colleges

Skills Canada
Skills/Competences Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies to Canadian youth

Made with the Trades
Contains apprenticeship and skilled trades information for the construction sector

Skills Work
A not-for-profit organization that dispels myths and provides information to young people, their parents and their teachers

Apprentice Search
A great tool to search online for opportunities and information about the skilled trades

Red Seal Program
This website provides information on apprenticeship, trades and the Red Seal. It also contains a comparative chart of apprenticeship training programs across Canada.