Are you working in a trade?
Register for Youth Work in Trades and start earning your ITA hours!
(Formerly Secondary School Apprenticeship - SSA)
Wondering if you qualify to start earning ITA hours while you work? Check out the ITA Youth Programs site to explore.
a head start on the work based training component of your
apprenticeship. Students who are between 15 and 19 years of age can
gain valueable benefits by registering as a secondary school apprentice.
Students are eligible to report any paid work they do with a qualified
Youth Work in Trades (MWRK) is a course offered for students who are currently working in a trade with a certified journeyperson.
Secondary school apprentices can earn 4-credits for every 120 hours of apprentice work in their trade, for a maximum of 16 credit hours.
Students may also be eligible for a $1000.00 SSA award.
See your school's Counsellor or Work Experience Teacher for more information on the course, or contact Bruce Northrop at the Career Programs Office directly (250-564-3121).