Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a school to work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.
APPLICATION Accelerated OYAP 2018-19 Form
How to apply
Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)
- like to learn by doing things in a 'hands-on' way?
- want to find out about challenging skill-based careers with great job prospects?
- want a head start on a great-paying job while you're still in high school?
- want to work as an apprentice while you work towards your diploma?
If you do, then the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) could be for you!
Find out more about the program in the:
Benefits to becoming an OYAP student:
earn credits toward your secondary school diploma
accumulate hours and work toward tr ade competencies at a placement
receive trade-specific health and safety training
move into work directly after graduation and continue your apprenticeship
reduce post-secondary costs: earn while you learn
start a viable, attractive career on equal footing with college and university programs
Need more information on OYAP?
OYAP Resource Teacher
Peel District School Board
905-890-1010, ext. 2525