Apprentices & trades

High school apprentices

Trades person at workHigh school students who would like to study a skilled trade may be eligible to register in an apprenticeship program while still attending high school.

You must be at least 16 years old and working in a trade under the supervision of a certified journeyperson.

You would normally work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. Your working hours can count towards your apprenticeship requirements and may fulfill the Community Connections component of the Graduation Transitions course.

After you complete high school, your apprenticeship agreement converts to regular apprentice training.

Contact your school counsellor or the Apprenticeship Office for more information.


Contact Apprenticeship

For carpenter and construction electrician trades
Vernon Beebe 867-456-3867 or
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3867

For all other trade areas
Eric Huggard 867-667-5140 or
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5140

Apprenticeship and Tradesperson Qualifications
Department of Education
1000 Lewes Boulevard
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Fax: 867-667-8555

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