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YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region (The)

Site: Ottawa - 180 Isabella St

Service: Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Training Program

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
180 Argyle Avenue, 4th Floor Ave
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B7
Intersection O'Connor St and Catherine St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Paid parking available * underground and street parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Training program in carpentry, dry walling, tile & marble setting, floor covering installation and painting, that includes: 
* 24 weeks of training at no cost 
* 8 to 12 weeks of paid work placement 
* Technical, academic, and pre-employment preparation 
* Textbooks, toolkits, and safety equipment at no cost 
* First Aid and CPR-C, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps at no cost 
* Access to Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolio review (where applicable) 
* The opportunity to earn up to three secondary school credits toward Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Ontario residents legally entitled to study and work in Canada, proficient in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 or higher) and committed to attending full-time classes for 24 weeks.
Application Please contact Vanessa Stanley at to register.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Apprenticeship Preparation ~ Immigrants (Canada)
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-788-5001
Fax 613-788-5051
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Lorenzo Foroni, Director; Phone: 613-788-5001 ext 5203; Email:
Primary Executive Kendra Duval, Senior Director of Employment and Immigrant Services; Phone: 613-788-5001 ext 5035; Email:
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