Apprenticeship Network

Serving employers, youth & job seekers in the cities, towns and counties of Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford.


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London Training Centre's Culinary Pre-Apprenticeship Program 2018 Are You an Aspiring Chef? Just starting out or currently working in the industry, this 6 month program is the place to gain new skills - Student focused and interactive with unique learning opportunities - Fully funded by The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development - 6-month program; May 1 - October 31, 2018 (full time) - Includes 8 week paid placement "NEW This Year" Register for Our Interactive Information Sessions Next Info Session: Monday April 9, 2018 at 10:00 am To register email: Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, April 23, 2018. How To Apply Applications may be submitted via email to Chef Steve James: Applications should include, 1. Resume (including any related food service/culinary experience, training or schooling) 2. Cover Letter (outlining why you should be selected) 3. Proof of Ontario Secondary Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent NOTE: with only 12 applicants, acceptance in this program is a competitive process.  The ideal candidate is engaged and has an active interest in a culinary career with a desire to become an apprentice in the trade.  All applications are appreciated. Program Start Date: May 1, 2018 For More Information visit: ...
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2018 LIUNA Local 1059 Pre-Apprenticeship This program is a partnership with Labourers International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 1059 Training Trust Fund and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) The cost of tuition has been covered for participants. Participants will pay a $700 administration fee to reserve their seat payable to the LIUNA Local 1059 Training Trust Fund Classes will run Monday to Friday Recruiting phase of program ends March 4, 2018; orientation and training phase of the program begins March 5, 2018 There will be 2 intakes planned - first intake will run from March 5–April 27, 2018 from 2:30 pm – 9:00pm; second intake will run from April 30 – July 20, 2018 from 8:00 am – 2:30 pm • The minimum entry requirements to be considered for an interview include: grade 12 education (with proof of diploma or transcripts), valid drivers licence, ability to work in physically demanding situations in a variety of environments • Further information can be found on our website at • Those interested in applying can do so in person at 56 Firestone Blvd London ...
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Youth Job Connection (YJC) Are you between 15 and 29 years old? No longer in school nor working? - WE can help you! Through the Youth Job Connection (YJC) program, we will help you assess yourself, deal with any barriers you may have and assist you in making a plan for your future This is a paid 4-week (60 hours) program ($14.00/hour) Next class starts February 20th - spaces are limited Call or text Christine at: 226-377-2203 to see if you are eligible and let us help you get you where you want to go ...
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Fanshawe College Retail Meat Cutter 245R Pre-Apprentice 2018 Program Delivery Information Information Sessions Date                                                       Time       Room Tuesday January 23rd                                          7 PM         A1015 Friday February 2nd                                                7 PM         A1015 Saturday February 10th                         9 AM        A1015 Saturday February 24th                         1 PM        A1015 Friday March 9th                                                         7 PM        A1015 Interested students are required to attend an information session and bring a resume with them. This is a Free program with openings for 18 students. Program delivery is as follows: Essential Skill for Ontario Trades Testing Dates:  March 19th – 29th Academic Upgrading Dates: April 3rd – April 20th In-School Training Dates: April 27th – August 31st (18 Weeks) Paid Work Term Dates: September 10th – November 30th (12 Weeks) Troy Spicer Professor Program Coordinator Retail Meat Cutter 245R Pre-Apprentice Program School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd. London, ON N5Y 5R6
T: 519-452-4430 x4364 For more information: ...
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WELDING CAMP Camp Location: Fanshawe College 120 Bill Martyn Pkwy, St. Thomas, Ontario, N5R 6A7 Camp Schedule:
  • Saturday, January 27 - 9AM - 3PM
  • Saturday, February 3  - 9AM - 3PM
  • Saturday, February 10 - 9AM - 3PM
  • Saturday, February 17 - 9AM - 3PM
  • Saturday, February 24 - 9AM - 12PM
The camp is FREE of charge and generously funded by the CWA Foundation. Breakfast and lunch provided. A celebration will be held on February 24th ...
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A web portal to assist employers when hiring an apprentice and to assist in guiding these apprentices through to completing their apprenticeship. “In 2011, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum forecasted a need for 316,000 workers to replace the construction industry’s retiring workforce (CAF, 2011a). Meanwhile, worker shortages in the automotive sector are expected to reach between 43,700 and 77,150 by 2021. The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s 2011 survey data also showed that nearly half of employers report a shortage of qualified staff (CAF, 2011a). With worker shortages already widespread across skilled trades sectors, the attraction of apprentices and the completion of apprenticeships are issues concerning stakeholders involved in worker training, economic development, and workforce planning.” (Barriers to Attracting Apprentices and Completing their Apprenticeships, 2015) There is a shortage of apprentices in Ontario, creating an opportunity for employers to hire and train their future workforce their way and reap the benefits. “What’s more, the returns are outstanding. The employers we talked to, experienced an average revenue of $1.47 for every dollar they invested in apprentice training. That’s almost a 50% return!” (Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, What is Apprenticeship?) The Apprenticeship Toolbox helps ease the hiring process for employers. It showcases the steps required in ...
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