Youth Work in Trades
Secondary School Apprenticeship Program) provides skill development
through practical, hands-on work experience.
Students enrolled in these courses go to work as a paid apprentice and attend high
school at the same time.
Get a head start on the work-based training for an
apprenticeship program through Youth Work in
Trades and in conjunction with the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
Youth Work in Trades program is designed for those students who are currently
working part time in a trade, under a certified person, or who know of someone
who might hire them to work in a trade.
It is possible for students to
earn up to 16 credits while in school. Four credits are assigned for
every 120 hours of work completed, up to 480 work-based training hours that
count towards your trade credential.
Trades are not what they use to be. As a
Youth Work in Trains student, you'll "earn while you learn."
Students who are 15 or older can enrol in this program.
Students can see their school's Careers Programs teacher for more information about Youth Work in Trades.