Explore Skilled Trade Apprenticeships in Windsor-Essex

Windsor-Essex needs more skilled workers to help local companies grow and compete in the 21st century.

To encourage apprenticeship careers in our region, Workforce WindsorEssex is working with our partners to provide labour market tools, research, guides and events that will help people learn more about the rewarding career opportunities available in the skilled trades.

Resources for Apprentices:

Starting an Apprenticeship: Find out, step by step, how to begin an apprenticeship in Ontario.

Red Seal Trades: Certification to work in other provinces without retraining.

OYAP: Start your apprenticeship training in grade 11 and graduate high school with your Level 1 training completed.

Apprenticeship Grants: See all the financial incentives that are available for apprentices.

Employment Ontario: Assistance when beginning your apprenticeship and job search.

Literacy and Basic Skills: Find assistance and local programs for Literacy and Basic Skills classes.


Resources for Employers:

Hiring an Apprenticeship: Find out, step by step, how to begin hosting an apprentice in Ontario.

Employment Ontario: Support and incentives to hire an apprentice.

Hiring and Training Incentives: Financial Incentives for hiring an apprentices.


Looking to get a College Diploma/Certificate to start your career in the Skilled Trades? Check out these programs from St. Clair College:


This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario

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