Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Training Program
Home Renovation Training Program
The Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Training Program provides individuals with the hands-on skills training required to find employment in the residential renovation and construction trades (including carpentry, drywall finishing and plastering, tile setting, and painting). There is no cost to participate.
- 18 weeks of technical training in home renovation including exterior sheathing, framing, and installation of subfloor, windows, doors, trim and siding.
- 8 to 12 weeks of paid work placement.
- Technical, academic, and pre-employment preparation.
- Textbooks, toolkits, and safety equipment.
- Training including: First Aid & CPR-C, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps.
- Entrepreneurship & financial literacy training.
- Workshops by Schluter Systems and Sherwin Williams.
- Access to Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolio review (where applicable).
- The opportunity to earn high school credits towards your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
Participants Must Be:
- At least 16 years of age. (Participants under 18 years old must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent).
- A Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee with open work permit, or Newcomer with an Authorization for Emergency Travel document and a valid work permit. (Temporary residents, asylum seekers and refugees must confirm with the government what permits are required).
- Legally entitled to study and work in Canada.
- A resident of Ontario.
- Proficient in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5, or higher).
- Committed to attend classes on a full-time basis for 18 weeks and work in the field following training.
Learn about the Y's Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Training Program
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1. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 343-996-1700 to register or be added to the waiting list.
2. Those on the waiting list will receive our information session and application forms.
3. Attend one of our virtual Q/A sessions before the program deadline.
4. Submit application for review, and those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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