Conestoga news

December 8, 2006 12:09 PM

New Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Truck and Coach Program

The School of Trades and Apprenticeship at Conestoga College is pleased to announce a NEW initiative at the Guelph Campus from February 5th to September 7th, 2007.

The Truck and Coach Technician Pre-Apprenticeship program is a 23 week in-school program that exceeds the first year of in-school training provided to registered Truck and Coach apprentices. In addition, Academic Upgrading is available for those who have not completed their OSSD. Conestoga College assists students obtain an 8-week work placement following the in-school training. This Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program is funded by the Government of Ontario and is tuition free.

There will be "4" Program Information Sessions offered during December and January.

Guelph Campus: 460 Speedvale Ave. W.
December 14, Jan. 9, Jan. 16 (6-7pm)

Waterloo Campus: 108 University Ave. E.
Dec. 19 (6-7pm)

Eligibility Criteria:
- Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent (Exceptions will be looked at on an individual basis)
- 16 years of age and over
- A resident of and able to work in Ontario

Candidates interested in being considered for the program will be asked to attend an additional assessment session. (Mathematics, Mechanical Aptitude and English). Selected applicants will be invited to return for a personal interview. Acceptance will be based on a combination of the assessment results and the personal interview.

Every attempt has been made to include as many organizations and contacts as possible, if you know of an organization or individual that would like to be included on this distribution list please feel free to contact me by email or phone. We anticipate that flyers will be distributed over the next week or so, in the meantime please find attached an Information flyer.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

Brenda Gilmore
Employer Liaison & Program Marketing
School of Trades & Apprenticeship
Conestoga College
460 Speedvale Avenue West
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6N6
Phone: (519) 824-9390 x122
Fax: (519) 824-5554