Avenues to

Avenues to Apprenticeship is a free, 18-week program offered by ApprenticeSearch.com for racialized youth who are interested in starting a career in the skilled trades.

Not sure what trade you should pursue? Don’t worry – this program will include career awareness learning, including skills, interests and personality assessment, that will help you focus on the right opportunities for you.

The Avenues to Apprenticeship Program includes:

  • 4 weeks paid employment training and support
  • A 14 week quality employment experience
  • Financial support for job-related expenses
  • Access to mentors
  • The technology required for training and job searching

Who is this program for?

This program is designed for young people who:

  • Are interested in a career in the skilled trades, but don’t know how to get started
  • Have experienced barriers to employment in the skilled trades and are looking for support
  • Would like to gain skilled trades knowledge and experience before pursuing a pre-apprenticeship program

Am I eligible?

To be eligible, you are a BIPOC Canadian who is:

  • Between the ages of 17-30
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Living in the GTA
  • Available for 4 weeks of paid training, beginning May 2022
  • Available for a 14 week employment opportunity, beginning in June 2022

About ApprenticeSearch.com

ApprenticeSearch.com is a free online job search and matching platform with an exclusive focus on apprenticeship trade positions in Ontario. It’s more than just a technological solution to job searching – they’re also a passionate team of professionals who are available to offer support and guidance to both employers and apprentices.