Regular OYAP

This program is funded by the Government of Ontario.

Regular OYAP is a Half or Full Day Cooperative Education placement in Grade 11 or 12 where the placement is a skilled trade environment. Students are recommended to have some experience in the trade of interest through a Senior Technology course.

An OYAP Student:

  •  is a Co-op student in an apprenticeship occupation
  •  is 16 years of age or older
  • has completed at least 16 secondary school credits
  • is enrolled full time in school

Benefits Of OYAP For Students:

  • Earn credits toward an OSSD while exploring a potential career within the skilled trades
  • Obtain important health and safety training
  • Develop essential and employability skills
  • Allows a smooth transition into post-secondary apprenticeship programs

For more information, please see your Guidance Counsellor or a Cooperative Education teacher.

Please note the following:

  • Students must be going into Grade 11 or 12 to apply for Co-op
  • Attendance records and teacher references are considered
  • Students must have alternate placement choices and be prepared to accept them if their first placement choice is not available
  • Placement expenses (e.g., travel) are the responsibility of the student and/or parent/guardian

How to apply

  • Complete the following forms and return to the Guidance or Co-op Departments
    • Co-op Application form
    • Two Teacher Reference Forms
    • Parent/Student Information Form
  • Participate in an interview and counselling process by a Co-op teacher