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Pre-Apprenticeship Home Renovation Program

Home Renovation Training Program

Pre-apprenticeship Training Program in Carpentry, Drywall Finishing & Plastering, Tile & Marble Setting and Painting

We provide:

  • 24 Weeks of Training at no cost
  • 8 to 12 Weeks of paid work placement
  • Technical, academic, and pre-employment preparation
  • Textbooks, toolkits, and safety equipment at no cost
  • First Aid & CPR-C, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps at no cost
  • Access to Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolio review (where applicable)
  • The opportunity to earn up to three secondary school credits toward your Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma

To qualify, you must be:

  • At least 19 years of age
  • Proficient in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5 or higher)
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Legally entitled to study and work in Canada Committed to attend classes on a full-time basis for 24 weeks

To apply, please register and attend one info session:

  • Tuesday March 5, 1pm-3pm, Merivale Y, 1642 Merivale Rd, 2nd floor
  • Monday March 11, 10am-12pm, Merivale Y, 1642 Merivale Rd, 2nd floor

Please contact Vanessa Stanley at vanessa.stanley@ymcaywca.ca to register.

Funded by:

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Locations offering this program
Y Employment Access Centre - Isabella Street 
Y Employment Access Centre - Merivale Road