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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 block release (full-time training) and day release (part-time training) in apprenticeship programs, 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. You'll put theory learned in the classroom into practice on machinery and equipment similar to what you'll use in the workplace.

First-class instructors

You'll also enjoy lots of interaction with your instructors, who are all seasoned journeypersons with many years of industry 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.

A strong reputation

Sheridan's apprenticeship training programs have a reputation for excellence and outstanding hands-on instruction. Complete your in-school Ministry requirements through Sheridan and you'll be ready for a fulfilling 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.

Other training opportunities

We also offer training in:

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

Apprenticeship Exemption Test

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 apprentices who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies if their course work marks are over 70%.

Eligibility

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

Campus location change: New Skilled Trades Centre in Brampton

Our Apprenticeship Training Programs are now held at the Skilled Trades Centre at Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.

The new facilities integrate students into the Davis Campus environment, which includes larger workshops, classrooms, improved services such as food outlets and an on-campus residence.