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Indigenous Pre-Apprenticeship

3 Week Trade Entrance Exam Preparation Course:

Upon completion of the trade entrance exam preparation course, the participant will need to successfully pass the trade entrance exam with 70% or higher to proceed to the next level, which is the Pre-Apprenticeship program

Classroom Training (3 weeks):

  • Safety Training

  • Equipment Pre-Operation Inspection

  • Operation

  • Transportation  

Field Training (4 weeks):

  • Lab and Field Exercises

  • Mechanical mini simulators

  • Compactors, skid steers, and mini excavators

Essential Skills:

  • Numeracy

  • Grades

Safety Certification:


  • Traffic Control

  • Working at Heights

  • First Aid and CPR

  • Ground Disturbance

  • Propane in Construction

  • Pipeline Construction Safety Training

  • Vertical Mast & Telescopic Boom Forklift

  • MOL Health & Safety Awareness Course

8 Week Work Placement:

  • Pre-Apprentices earn a wage during the 8 week work placement with a Local 793 contractor

If you're interested in any of our Apprenticeship Programs, the first step is to register and attend one of our Information Sessions.


After you've attended an Information Session, you can Apply for Apprenticeship!

Employment Ontario

This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario Government.

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

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