Do you get paid for OYAP?

Will I get paid as an OYAP student? No. There is no obligation for an employer to pay an OYAP student. Instead you get an amazing learning experience that counts as credits toward your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

What is the difference between OYAP and coop?

OYAP is an enhanced co-op program which allows students to start to learn a skilled trade (through apprenticeship) while at the same time completing the requirements (through co-op credits) for Ontario Secondary School graduation.

What are the requirements to participate in OYAP?

In order to be eligible for OYAP, students must be sixteen years of age or older, have completed 16 credits towards the OSSD, and be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in a secondary school. Students, and their parents, if required, must also complete an OYAP Participant Application Form.

What are the three types of OYAP programs available to students?

offers industry-specific education and training through high school cooperative education in THREE different versions: Regular Co-op OYAP. Accelerated” OYAP (includes trade school), Specialized Tech/Co-op” OYAP (includes Technological Studies classes)

Can you be terminated for Oyap?

If a poor attitude or negative behaviour is evident, please inform the OYAP Coordinator or Cooperative Education teacher as early as possible. All attempts to correct the situation will be made. If this is unsuccessful, the placement may have to be terminated.

What are the three goals of Oyap?

The goals of OYAP are: To provide employers with the opportunity to train the skilled workers they require; To provide a viable solution to address the problem of skilled tradespeople shortages in general, and specifically the lack of young people joining the trades.

Is OYAP post secondary?

Eligibility OYAP is an option for all secondary school students who are working towards an OSSD. To be eligible for the program, students must be enrolled full time in high school, taking co-op, successfully completed 16 credits and be 16 years of age.

How does OYAP benefit students?

OYAP is a youth apprenticeship program aimed at providing senior high school students with opportunities to train as apprentices in skilled occupations. OYAP provides students with the opportunity to complete studies towards a high school diploma while beginning an apprenticeship program.

What are the three goals of OYAP?

What are 4 benefits to students in OYAP?

Regular OYAP gives students the opportunity to:  Jump start a career in the skilled trades toward apprenticeship training.  Explore potential careers in an apprenticeship trade.  Gain important connections with potential employers.  Obtain important health and safety training.

Why should you become involved in Oyap?

OYAP works best for everyone involved because it provides a healthy balance between the demands of school and the demands of the work environment. To succeed in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, a mature commitment to both school and the workplace is essential.

What are 3 reasons someone would choose the skilled trades?

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in the Skilled Trades

  • 1) Diversity in jobs.
  • 2) Trade Schools: Cheaper and Quicker.
  • 3) Earn while you learn.
  • 4) Become a master.
  • 5) Labour market demands and job security.
  • 6) High job satisfaction.
  • 7) High earning potential.
  • 8) Work across Canada (with a Red Seal)

How to master the art of carpentry?

Speaking of practice, to master the art of carpentry it takes a lot of it. Therefore, try to start off with smaller projects that can help you learn to master some of these necessary essential skills. Then, once you feel more confident, move on to more moderate projects as you progress such as refurbishing decks.

How do I get Started as a beginner Carpenter?

There’s no denying that any beginner carpenter is going to make a bit of a mess or be overwhelmed by what’s possible in the craft. That’s normal! Therefore, take the time to set up a work area around your table that’s clean, clutter-free, well-lit, well-ventilated (very important) and comfortable to practice in.

What skills do you need to be a carpenter?

Basic math is one essential skill you’ll need as a good carpenter. For every project, you’ll need to measure all the materials and perform calculations during your projects.