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Less class,
more shop!

training at The Centre
gets you ready to earn
in weeks!

Benefit from over 70%
hands-on training, instruction
from experienced industry
job search assistance
and more!

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Prince Wilson
Pre-Millwright Apprentice
(Millwright/Electrical Class)

"They say once I pass
the probation period
and keep working hard
they will sign me up
for the (millwright)

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Jack Parnell
2nd term 309a Apprentice
(Electrical Class)

“Work is going very well, in fact I love
it! I certainly made the right choice
in a career… I have been doing just
about anything from pulling #3 awg
suite feed bx cables down the riser
and into the electrical room to tying
in the suite distribution panels. I'm
learning a lot working with James
(journeyman) and he's great.”

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Greg Otte
3rd term 309a Apprentice
(Electrical Class)

“Thanks for having me (come to speak
to the class) Joe. I'm glad to provide
all information that I have on my journey
back to you guys. I appreciate that you
want to provide the best students for
the trade as possible. My career started
with my best decision ever: choosing
the Centre.”

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Elise Hoey
1st term General
Carpenter Apprentice
(WIST Class)

"I signed a
training agreement!
I was told to apply for the
OCOT membership.
Thank you soooo much!”

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Brody Huk
1st term Machinist Apprentice
(IMM Class)

“The bonus here is I'm signed. I
will be able to have a sign off book
filled out quite a bit as I'm learning
loads and am excelling at a great
pace. I'm doing precision grinding,
building prototype dies, programming
and running waterjet CNC machines
and can operate and set up CNC
milling machines.”

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program registration
now open!

GIG program begins Sept. 25

Home reno, electrical and machining in session.
Watch for next classes in early 2018.

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-Dan Dozet, ABBA Parts & Service

“Jeff has been with us a few short days and is fitting in extremely well. Great guy! Great work ethic! Fast learner! He and Joe are just top notch guys! Wow. My team here is slowly growing with nothing but great people. I really hope I can come to you again in a few months and get another student.”

Why Choose Us?

Get trained and get hired! Skilled Trades workers are in high demand.


Our Skilled Trades programs get students trained for rewarding careers in less than half the time of similar college training programs.


What you’ll like about our programs:

  • Pre-apprenticeship training
  • Job-ready in just over 6 months
  • Small class sizes with hands-on practical training (70% of the time in the shop)
  • Minimum admission requirements, no additional academic electives
  • Experienced industry instructors
  • Flexible and affordable financing options
  • Over 90% job placement rates


All Skilled Trades training programs take place at the 3335 North Service Road Plaza in Burlington.


Click on the address above for the Google map. (The Skilled Trades Centre is across the QEW from The Centre’s head office on S. Service Rd.)

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