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Apprenticeship Training

Ontario’s Apprenticeship Certification Act recommends that those in the designated trades be employed and registered as apprentices with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. In addition to on-the-job training, all apprentices in these trades are required to attend classes in trade training and related academic subjects at an approved agency. Fleming College offers a variety of apprenticeship programs, combining the required practical experience and theory, led by fully qualified instructors. Facilities used are well-equipped, industrial technical shops.

Apprenticeship Exemption Exams

Fleming College is not currently offering these in-person exams, and the Ministry does not have an on-line testing option at this time. If you would like to be contacted once we begin offering these exams again, please email coned@flemingcollege.ca and provide your name and which exam you are interested in. You can also check back to this page for updates. Please contact your local Ministry Apprenticeship office to inquire about other institutions that may be offering these exams right now.

Postsecondary Programs offering In-School Apprenticeship Training Exemptions

Upon completion of one of the programs listed below, you may be eligible for exemption of the in-school training portion for the respective trade. You will be required to take your final Fleming College transcript and course outlines to your local Ministry Training Colleges & Universities office to apply.

Trade Ministry Trade Name Fleming Program Equivalent Apprenticeship Level
444A Arborist Arboriculture Level 1, 2
444B Utility Arborist Arboriculture Level 1, 2
403A General Carpenter Carpentry and Renovation Technician Level 1, 2
415A Cook Chef Training Level 1
415A Cook Culinary Management Level 1, 2
421A Heavy Equipment Technician Heavy Equipment Techniques Level 1, 2, 3
306A Plumber Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing Level 1
437A Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Welding and Fabrication Technician Level 1
456A Welder Welding and Fabrication Technician Level 1
437A Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Welding Techniques Level 1
456A Welder Welding Techniques Level 1

For more information, contact our Apprenticeship Officer,
Patti-Lynn Davis

Apprenticeship Programs

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