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Train your Apprentices at Mohawk

Mohawk is one of the largest trainers of apprentices in Ontario, with more than 2,900 apprenticeship students enrolled in a wide variety of apprentice programs. Mohawk apprentices are recognized as industry-ready by employers.

Mohawk’s specialized Marshall School for Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship at the Stoney Creek campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities with industry-relevant shops, resources and training equipment. Apprentices learn from expert faculty in the sectors of Industrial, Construction and Motive Power trades.

Through the Apprenticeship Community Hub, our team can help employers at any point in the Apprenticeship training lifecycle. Together with our employer partners, we are working to build a skilled and future ready workforce. We have the experience in training, navigating Ministry requirements, and building lasting employer relationships. Check out the many tools and resources available and contact us if you have questions or need help along the way.


Explore The Employer Apprenticeship Toolkit

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In collaboration with Workforce Planning Hamilton, The Hub has developed a comprehensive resource to support your recruitment, retention and completion of Apprentice training. The Toolkit:

  • Provides resources to help you build your skilled trades workforce.
  • Answers questions regarding recruiting, registering, training and completing Apprentice training.
  • Contains details on the supports, financial incentives and information available to employers.
  • Shows you how to best support your apprentice at every step in their journey to becoming a member of the skilled trades.

Download The Employer Apprenticeship Toolkit (PDF)

If you have any questions or would like information on how to partner with Mohawk College, please contact an Apprenticeship Specialist and leave feedback on your Toolkit experience.

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Navigate Ministry Standards and Requirements

The Ontario Apprenticeship Program has recently redesigned their services to better fit the needs of apprentices and employers. We can help you navigate the requirements for registration, completion requirements and grants.

Explore Financial Incentives

There are several provincial and federal financial incentives you may qualify for when training an apprentice; including the recently announced provincial Achievement Incentive worth up to $4000. We can help you navigate these incentives.

Plan ahead

Plan ahead and prepare for your apprentices to attend in-school training. Visit Mohawk Apprenticeship Training Dates for all the information.

Recruit graduates

Our post-secondary graduates have the skills, knowledge, and passion needed to be a star member on your team. Let us match you with the right grad.

Develop Industry Relevant Programs

Our Strategic Plan states, “Collaboration and partnerships are watchwords at Mohawk, underscoring our conviction that we will always do better working with others.” We have a history of working with employers to build out industry relevant programs that benefit you and our students.  Supporting the Motive Power Industry, the Drive Ability - Opening Doors Program is one example of our commitment to work-integrated learning.

Access Labour Market Data

Understand the trends and changes in your industry and others. We can help you navigate National Labour Market reports and Workforce Planning Hamilton’s labour market data.

Learn more

Connect with an Apprenticeship Specialist or see how we support employers on our Industry and Employers website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of Apprenticeship for employers?

Learn about the benefits of Apprenticeship for employers on the Government of Ontario website.

When will my employee get an offer for school?

Once registered as an apprentice, you would have indicated your school preference as Mohawk college with Skilled Trades Ontario & The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skill Development. Both the apprentice and employer will receive an emailed offer from Apprenticeship Ontario up to 105 days prior to the class start date.

When are the training date(s) or when is the next training date(s)?

How do I register my employee?

Learn more on the Skilled Trades Ontario website.

Learn more on the Government of Ontario website.

If you have any questions, contact your local Employment Ontario apprenticeship office.

How do I pay for my employee to attend training?

Learn more on the Apprenticeship Payment and Registration page.

Questions? Contact us:
Stoney Creek Campus: 905-575-2545
Toll free: 1-866-489-4054

How do I get an apprentice?

Learn more about how to hire an apprentice on the Government of Ontario website.