An apprentice is someone who learns a skilled trade on the job, under the direction of more experienced workers. Apprentices also complete classroom instruction as a part of their training. Apprentices are employees, and earn a salary while they learn a skilled trade.

To become and apprentice, you must find an employer or sponsor who is willing to train you and engage in apprenticeship training. People who want to become apprentices usually apply directly to an employer or union.

The St. Lawrence College Employment Service job board and the Service Canada Job Bank are a great place to advertise your current employment opportunities.

Apprenticeship Office

Preston Square
347 Preston Street, 3rd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1S 3H8 (Map)

Office Phone: (613) 731-7100
Toll-free Phone: 1-877-221-1220
Employment Ontario Hotline: 1-800-387-5656

For more information on apprenticeships, please visit the Employment Ontario website.