Lakehead District School Board

Site: Thunder Bay - Lillie St S

Service: Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

Description & Services
Public Comments OYAP is a Program that allows students to explore and consider careers in skilled trades as attractive, viable career options on a similar footing with other post-secondary pathways. The program also allows students to complete secondary school credits to obtain their OSSD. In Addition, participants that complete the workplace-based learning component may be recognized by MTCU as having completed a portion of the on-the-job training requirements of a formal apprenticeship.
Description (Service)
  • Provides a school-to-work transition program offered through Ontario secondary schools  
  • Offers students the opportunity to earn cooperative education credits in grades 11 and 12 through work placements in skilled trades
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm Jul-Aug
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Full-time high school students 16 years and older entering Grade 11
Application
  • Contact the high school guidance counsellor, co-op education teacher or the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program Coordinator for the local school board 
  • Or contact the local Apprenticeship Office - details available at the Employment Ontario Hotline, 1-800-387-5656, TTY 1-866-533-6339
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-5167
Toll Free Phone 1-888-565-1406
E-Mail gerald_cornies@lakeheadschools.ca
Website www.lakeheadschools.ca
Primary Contact Gerry Cornies, Project Leader
Alternate Contact Jeremy Noel, Pathways Co-ordinator; Phone: 807-633-5908; Email: jeremy_noel@lakeheadschools.ca
Site Location Lakehead Adult Education Centre
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Victoria Park Training Centre
125 Lillie St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 2A3
 
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Intersection Lillie St S and Victoria Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development