Conestoga news

December 5, 2019 12:57 PM

Applications open for free pre-apprenticeship program

Conestoga is now accepting applications for the tuition-free Pre-Apprenticeship Welder/Metal Fabricator program. Funded by the Government of Canada, the program will prepare students for in-demand careers and will provide a head start for those wishing to achieve apprenticeship certification.

The program will run full-time for 25 weeks starting April 2020 at Conestoga's Waterloo campus, and includes multiple trade exposure with Welder and Metal Fabricator common core Level 1 apprenticeship in-class training. Students will also complete an additional eight-week practical work placement.

Enrolment is limited to 24 spaces and interested candidates are required to attend an information session where program faculty will be available to answer questions and provide a tour of the shop. Information sessions run from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Waterloo campus on the following dates:

Visit the School of Trades and Apprenticeship website for more information, or contact Kristen Goetz at 519-824-9390, ext. 5484 or 519-885-0300, ext. 5484.