General Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

Provides employment support for general trade (carpentry, general machinist and electrician) and connects them with industry employers for work placements.  This program runs for approximately 30 weeks.

Participants are provided with personal protective equipment and a basic tool kit.  Upon completion of the 18-week in-class training, participants complete a 12-week paid work placement.  This program is offered in partnership with Mohawk College, Carpenter’s Union Local 18 and the YWCA. 

Organizations that offer this Service
Career Foundation
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Work: 905-452-4802 (For General Machinist / Electrician programs)
416-839-3514 (Carpentry)
Website: Website
Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • minimum Grade 10 education
  • unemployed or underemployed (working less than 20 hours per week)
  • able to commit to full-time hours for the duration of program
  • willing to commute to paid work placement within Hamilton/Halton region
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
There is no cost to participate in the program. Participants will be responsible for personal transportation to and from training and employment sites, as well as living expenses such as food and rent.
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Applicants must complete and submit the Online Application Form

Contact
Elaine Logie, Project Coordinator, Career Foundation
Age Range
18 and 29 years
Last Full Update
September 21, 2021