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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Apprenticeship Training Programs

Sharpen your skills in your trade.

Industrial Mechanic Millwright stream

This stream teaches you how to inspect, install and repair a range of industrial machinery, preparing you for a job as an Industrial Mechanic Apprentice. As with all of our Apprenticeship Training Programs, you’ll benefit from small class sizes, highly trained instructors and state-of-the-art facilities.

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Sheridan's apprenticeship training in skilled trades is nationally recognized.

Full- and part-time training

We offer full- and part-time apprenticeship training, including:

  • Construction and Maintenance Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Industrial Mechanic Millwright
  • Construction Millwright
  • Tool and die maker
  • Tool/Tooling Maker
  • General Machinist

First-class facilities

All of Sheridan's apprenticeship programs take place in state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the most current industry-standard equipment. Students train on the same machinery and use the same techniques as their employers.

First-class instructors

Students also enjoy lots of direct interaction with their instructors, all of them seasoned professionals with many years of classroom experience. Our faculty know what it takes to succeed in the workplace, and how to pass on that knowledge to the next generation of tradespeople.

Additional information

Apprenticeship training programs have a reputation for excellence and feature outstanding hands-on instruction, expert faculty with years of industry experience, and state-of-the-art facilities. No apprentice program in Canada offers a better pathway to a career as a skilled, well-paid tradesperson or journeyperson.

Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to tackle all the challenges that a career as a skilled tradesperson has to offer.

We also offer training in:

  • Pattern Maker – Level 1
  • Mould Maker – Level 1
  • Machine Tool Builder and Integrator – Level 1

To be eligible for an apprenticeship program at Sheridan, you must be employed and sponsored by your employer.

Depending on your experience and knowledge of your trade, you may choose to write the Apprenticeship Exemption Test (AET). The AET provides a chance for students who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies if they score over 70%.

Campus location change: STC moving to Davis Campus in fall 2017

Currently, Sheridan Skilled Trades programs are held at the Skills Training Centre in Oakville, Ontario. In the fall of 2017, all Skilled Trades programs will be moving to the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.

The new facilities will integrate students into the Davis Campus environment, which includes improved services such as food outlets and an on-campus residence. Larger workshops will provide opportunities to bring in new equipment, and proximity to the engineering programs will create cross-disciplinary opportunities.