Posted June 26, 2019
Students from the Waterloo Region District School Board brought home one silver and two gold medals from the Skills Ontario Competition held on May 6-8 at the Toronto Congress Centre. A total of 17 students from the WRDSB competed at the provincial level, in 14 separate competitions, ranging from cabinetmaking to floristry. This year’s medal […]
Tags: Eastwood Collegiate Institute · Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute & Vocational School · Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) · Skills Ontario · Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School
Posted April 15, 2019
More than 950 eager young women and their parents packed into the Bingemans Conference Centre on Tuesday, April 2 for the sold-out Build a Dream career expo. The event aimed to help introduce female students of all ages to a broader array of career options than they may have otherwise considered, with a special focus on the trades.
Posted June 23, 2016
On June 9, 2016, the WRDSB’s Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program held its annual appreciation dinner for students and employers at the Galt Country Club. This fun evening gives our OYAP students a chance to celebrate their success in the program with their families, while acknowledging the hard work and value the employers add to their […]
Posted December 18, 2015
On December 10th, 2015 over 500 students from the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) participated in Skilled Trades Day at Bingemans. This year’s Skilled Trades Day was a pilot project to revamp the Technology & Skilled Trades Career Showcase of years past. While the Showcase provided students with the opportunity to explore the exhibits […]
Posted November 11, 2015
The month of October was “Focus on Manufacturing” month, and this theme gave Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students a chance to explore various manufacturing jobs in our own region. Several high school classes, including technology, career studies, and science, had the opportunity to tour 23 local manufacturing facilities as part of the WRDSB […]
Categories: Board · Community · Learning Tags: ACL Steel · Anchor Danly · Conestoga College · Gerdau · Kuntz Electroplating · manufacturing day · Ontario Drive and Gear · Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) · Pride Signs · PWO Canada · Ready Rivet & Fastener · secondary schools · Septimatech · student learning · TigerCat · Toyota Canada
Posted November 6, 2014
WHAT IS OYAP? The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and experience apprenticeship skilled trade career opportunities, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12, through the Cooperative Education program. Students can become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in […]
Categories: Board · Learning · Schools Tags: Bluevale Collegiate Institute · Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute · Eastwood Collegiate Institute · Elmira District Secondary School · Forest Heights Collegiate Institute · Galt Collegiate and Vocational Institute · Glenview Park Secondary School · Grand River Collegiate Institute · Huron Heights Secondary School · Jacob Hespeler Secondary School · Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute & Vocational School · Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) · Preston High School · Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School · Southwood Secondary School · Waterloo Collegiate Institute · Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School
Posted May 3, 2011
Event Date: June 15, 2011 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program will be hosting the 3rd Excellence in Technological Education Award Banquet on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 at Bingemans, Kitchener. This banquet recognizes the achievements of employers and students in support of technological education and apprenticeships. CLICK HERE for additional information.
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