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Live The Skilled Life
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Live The Skilled Life

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic School Board's and Grand Erie School Board's
Regional Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

Our website is a partnership between BHNCDSB and Grand Erie Boards  to support students that are interested exploring career opportunities in Skilled Trades.

By 2025 it is expected that Canada’s labour shortage will be 1. 2 million and that 40 percent of occupations will be in Skilled Trades. These stats offer up incredible opportunities for the  future!

The site will engage students, teachers, and parents to explore the benefits of Skilled Trades. Our goal is to raise awareness by promoting many exciting options in these professions. This will start a lifelong career of respect, well-paid jobs and personal start a lifelong career of respect, well-paid jobs and personal success.

This resource becomes an OYAP Skilled Trades  "Hub"  providing information on how prepare for career opportunities along their journey.

Many thanks to all our Community partners that continue to support our schools with Co-op, OYAP and other Experiential Learning program opportunities.


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