Employer Benefits

Employers play a vital role in the training of youth apprentices

The employer is expected to:

  • Provide a working environment which focuses on learning and apprenticeship training
  • Provide a safe working environment which complies with health and safety regulations
  • Direct and guide student learning through on-site supervision by a qualified journeyperson
  • Assess the progress of the student jointly with the Cooperative Education teacher

The employer’s participation helps the student:

  • Develop an awareness and appreciation of the skilled trades
  • Gain access to a career in the skilled trades
  • Begin apprenticeship training as part of a high school diploma
  • Make a successful transition from high school to the workplace in a skilled trade
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This program is funded by the
Government of Ontario.