Apprenticeship Preparation

Programs that offer registration, counselling and/or classes which assist trainees in meeting apprenticeship entry requirements in a variety of trades such as sheet metal, plumbing, steam fitting, painting and drywall, electrical, sprinkler fitting, carpentry, air conditioning and refrigeration. Activities may include information on the application and selection process as well as instruction and review in math, reading and mechanical aptitude.

 

Services

This program teaches youth-at-risk basic building skills through an intensive 12 week construction trades program.

Location of the Threshold School of Building, a registered charity that runs a ready to work program to teach construction skill to youth-at-risk. The program provides renovation and construction services to local charities, non-profit groups, and neighbourhood associations.

A registered charity that runs a ready to work program to teach construction skill to youth-at-risk. The program provides renovation and construction services to local charities, non-profit groups, and neighbourhood associations.

Carpenters Union Local 18 Hamilton Office.  Offers training, apprenticeship and employment opportunities for job seekers in the carpentry industry. 

Carpenters Union Local 18 Hamilton Office.  Offers training, apprenticeship and employment opportunities for job seekers in the carpentry industry. 

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.

Provides fast tracked customized training and jobs in the skilled trades for experienced and entry level trades people.  Trades include:

  • General Construction
  • Brick Laying
  • Trade Calculation
  • Machine Operator

Pre-apprenticeship training and employment programs are offered in welding and general machining in partnership with Mohawk College for those who have served a Federal or Provincial sentence.

Each program is 14 weeks of training followed by 12 weeks of paid work placement.

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