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.
Test Drive Day 2019
On March 5, 2019, Workforce WindsorEssex hosted the first ever Test Drive Day in the region, where over 800 students…
Skilled Trades Career Guide
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Women Supporting Women in the Skilled Trades
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Skilled Trades Workforce Profiles
skilled trades workforce profiles Learn more about the people who work in the region’s top, in-demand skilled trades jobs.
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:
- Construction Engineering Technician
- Electrical Techniques
- Plumbing Techniques
- Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician
- Welding Techniques
- Motive Power Technician
- Landscape Horticulture