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Description and Services
Description (Service) Registration and support for new apprentices who have arranged a sponsoring employer * prior education and related work experience may be considered * consultation for sponsoring employers

Apprenticeship Scholarship -- $1,000 scholarship upon completion of academic upgrading, for registered apprentices younger than 25 years who left school before completing the necessary academic requirements for registering in a trade, who are committed to achieving the necessary academic requirements within one year, and who demonstrate an interest in the skilled trades

$2,000 Employer Signing Bonus -- initiative encouraging employers or sponsors in the trades to register new apprentices who qualify for the apprenticeship scholarship

Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit -- refundable tax credit available to employers or sponsors who hire and train apprentices in certain skilled trades * maximum credit available to employers or sponsors is $5,000 per qualifying apprentice per taxation year * employers and sponsors are eligible to receive the credit for three years

Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program (CODA) -- allows college students to receive apprenticeship training while earning a diploma * registrants must meet apprenticeship requirements as well as all eligibility criteria for the specific college program (see individual listings) * apply directly through the college

Loans for Tools -- interest-free loans to newly registered apprentices for purchase of tools * contact office for details on eligibility and amounts available

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) -- school-to-work transition program offered through Ontario secondary schools * students earn cooperative education credits in grades 11 and 12 through work placements in skilled trades * interested students full-time high school students 16 years and older entering Grade 11 should contact their guidance counsellor, co-op education teacher or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Coordinator for the local school board or contact the local Apprenticeship Office

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program -- job skill development and trade readiness for unemployed individuals wanting careers in skilled trades * programs are at various community locations, and up to 52 weeks long including a minimum 8-12 week work placement * free, with costs covered for tuition, textbooks, safety equipment and tools

This office offers on-site exams
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Eligibility Apprenticeship programs -- persons 16 years or older with minimum Grade 10 education for construction trades (employers may ask for higher education) or minimum Grade 12 education (unless otherwise defined by specific trade regulation) for industrial, motive power and service trades * see below for specific programs * Employers -- must be qualified to train an apprentice in the trade, be able to provide structured training and supervision, and pay wages according to regulations where appropriate
Application Apprenticeship programs -- individuals must first find a sponsor (usually an employer) willing to hire and train them * the individual then applies for the apprenticeship program online * if the individual is eligible, local apprenticeship staff will contact the individual and sponsor to sign a training agreement 
 
Foreign- trained professionals or trade certification candidates -- contact the Ontario College of Trades for requirements for certification and evaluation of skills
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Apprenticeship Preparation ; Apprenticeship Preparation ~ Job Training Expense Assistance ; Apprenticeship Training ; Apprenticeship Training ~ College/University Students ; Apprenticeship Training ~ High School Students ; Apprenticeship Training ~ Wage Subsidy Funds ; Student Financial Aid ~ Young Adults ~ Apprentices ; Tools/Equipment ~ Apprentices
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-548-1151
Toll Free Phone 1-866-973-4043 * Employment Ontario Hotline 1-800-387-5656
Fax 613-548-4120
E-Mail appr.kingston@ontario.ca
Website www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/
Names
Alternate Name Apprenticeship Scholarship ; CODA ; Coop Diploma Apprenticeship Program ; Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program ; Employment Ontario ; Loans for Tools ; MAESD ; Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program ; OYAP ; Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program ; Youth Apprenticeship Program
Former Name Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities ; MTCU
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Cornell Corporate Centre
299 Concession St, Ste 201
Kingston, ON K7K 2B9
 
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Intersection Princess St and Bath Rd
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Resources Various publications available in different formats
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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