Ministry Funded - Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

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Interested in a career in the trades...??

The Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship is now recruiting for the following (2) Ministry Funded - Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic (Trade Code 313A) 

& Plumber (Trade Code 306A)    


Missed the Information Sessions?  There is still time to attend the next Assessment Session - Monday, December 16, 2019

(See details below) !

These 17 week full time in-school Pre-Apprenticeship Training programs are scheduled to commence on April 27 – August 23, 2020.  Both programs include the Basic Level 1 Apprenticeship Training standard (1st level of trade school in an expanded format), safety training & other pre-trades training.  The Ministry covers the cost of tuition and textbooks.  Participants are responsible for their own cost of living expenses. The recruitment and selection process is quite competitive.   

Location:         Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship, Stoney Creek Campus

Class Hours:   Monday - Friday - 30 hrs. /wk. – Classes scheduled between 8 am – 4 pm

Admission Criteria:     Program applicants MUST meet the Ministry eligibility criteria, attend a Pre-Apprenticeship Assessment Session & achieve the acceptance standard in: Language / Reading Comprehension/ Applied Math & Mechanical Reasoning to be scheduled for Pre-Admission Personal Suitability Interview

Assessment Session:                     

Monday, December 16, 2019    START TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     

Room C117 – Stoney Creek Campus (Please arrive by 1:45 pm)

Parking Code 20197373         (Assessment Session ONLY)   Assessment Time 1.5 hrs. approx.


Note: In addition to a scientific calculator ……  You will need to bring:   

 1) 2 pieces of identification – 1 photo ID – proof you are Ontario resident & Social Insurance Card

 2) Copy of OSSD, GED, equivalent

 3) Copy of your high school / post-secondary transcript or college academic upgrading transcript 

 4) Current resume


Program Information Contact: Debbie DeDauw - 905- 575-2301 – email: debbie.dedauw [at]


No need to register for the Assessment Session - Just come!

Program Seats are LIMITED

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This project is funded by the Government of Ontario

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