How long is in-class training?

Apprentices will attend two – twelve week semesters at the training provider of their choice.These semesters are offered every year.

12 weeks / 3 Months (beginner)

12 weeks  / 3 Months (advanced)

Apprentices can choose from the following training providers:

Training Provider Location
Algonquin Algonquin College
1385 Woodroffe Ave.,
Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8(613) 727-4723
Fanshawe Fanshawe College
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd.,
London, ON N5Y 5R6(519) 452-4277
Humber Humber College – North Campus
205 Humber College Blvd.,
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7(416) 675-3111
Loyalist Loyalist College
376 Wallbridge-Loyalist,
Belleville, ON K8N 5B9Phone: (613) 969-1913
Mohawk Mohawk College
481 Barton St.,
Stoney Creek, ON L9C 1E9(905) 575-2545

How much does in class training cost?

Each twelve week semester will cost the apprentice approximately $650 in tuition plus the cost of your study manual. This amount reflects an 85% subsidy by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities towards tuition. Apprentices attending in-class training are eligible for some potential additional financial assistance, click here for more information

Does the apprentice apply directly to the in-class training provider?

NO, When the apprentice initially registers as an apprentice with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities they will place the apprentice on a wait-list for their requested training provider. Offers of classroom training will be mailed directly  to the apprentice.