Post-Secondary Pathways » Apprenticeships/Trades


Here are some links to local and provincial organizations who can provide information and help with becoming an apprentice and a licensed tradesperson:

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
OYAP is a high school program that allows you to try a huge variety of apprenticeship-based careers in skilled trades, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program. Students can earn hours towards their official Red Seal trade license while still in high school. CDSBEO OYAP Facebook Page

Ontario Skilled Trades Website
Find out what trades can be trained through apprenticeship, how to become a tradesperson, and what jobs are in demand at the Ontario Skilled Trades website.

Carpenters Union LOCAL 93
Notre Dame has a relationship with the local Carpenter’s Union which is located in Kanata. They help our students complete training during high school as well as connecting graduates with union jobs and training.