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The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.  Students have an opportunity to become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journeypersons in a skilled trade while completing their secondary school diplomas.

Contact the Near North District School Board's OYAP/Experiential Learning Coordinator, Roy Desjardins for more information.

Roy Desjardins

OYAP/Experiential Learning Coordinator
Telephone: (705) 472-8170 Extension 5054
                (800) 278-4922
  Fax:        (705) 472-9927

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Near North District School Board
963 Airport Road, PO Box 3110
North Bay, ON P1B 8H1
Phone (705) 472-8170 - Fax (705) 472-9927