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Off-Campus Apprenticeship Program

​Earn a head start!

Apprenticeship: A first choice post-secondary option

Our Off-Campus Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity to acquire the training and experience necessary to start a career in the skilled trades.

Off-Campus Apprenticeship programs are available to any student attending a Winnipeg School Division High School.

If you would like a head start in a rewarding and demanding career, these programs will provide you with a clear path to an Apprenticeship. Apply today!

For more information contact your guidance counsellor!

Electrical Trades Technology

Winnipeg School Division Off-Campus Apprenticeship Program

Individuals working in electrical trades technology play an important role in our economy and society.

These individuals plan, assemble, install, repair, test and maintain electrical fixtures and systems that provide heat, light, power or control in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
They are able to understand and follow detailed blue prints and documents along with visualizing complex electrical systems. In addition, they are excellent problem solvers and take pride in their work.

Winnipeg School Division is offering this program in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW 2085). The program will be partly taught in the IBEW training facility located on Notre Dame Avenue.

The Electrical Trades Technology program aims to provide the skills, theory and experience needed to start an apprenticeship as a Construction Electrician.

If you like precision work and are interested in electrical wiring systems and controls, you should consider a career as a construction electrician. Electricians adhere to tightly regulated industry standards for the installation, repair and safety of electrical systems.

Electricians have a good background in mathematics and science. They understand and apply a range of technical knowledge.

The program consists of two full-time semesters of course work. Starting in February students will attend classes located at two locations. Theory instruction will take place at a high school location and lab instruction will take place at IBEW 2085 located on Notre Dame Avenue. Both semesters combine classroom theory instruction and practical lab training.

Upon completion of the program students will have earned the following eight vocational credits:

  • Introduction to Electrical Trades Technology 20S
  • Electrical Trades DC Fundamentals 30S
  • Residential Wiring 30S
  • Electrical Wiring Methods 30S
  • Advanced Residential Wiring 40S
  • Electrical Trades AC Fundamentals 40S
  • Advanced Electrical Wiring Methods 40S
  • Applied Electrical Trades Technology 40S

Requirements to enter the Electrical Trades Technology program includes:

  • Currently enrolled in grade 11 or 12 in a Winnipeg School Division school.
  • Currently enrolled in Applied and/or Pre-Calculus Mathematics
  • Strong desire to learn and work in the electrical trades
  • Completion of an Off-Campus Pre-Apprenticeship application
  • Participation in an interview

Students who have recently graduated from a Winnipeg School Division high school can submit an application. A registration fee may apply.

Plumbing & Pipe Trades

Winnipeg School Division Off-Campus Apprenticeship Program

Individuals working in the piping trades play an important role in our economy and society.
These individuals have an interest in construction, enjoy performing math calculations, working with their hands, and performing a wide-variety of tasks with construction tools and equipment.
They are able to understand and follow detailed blue prints and documents along with visualizing complex piping systems.

In addition, they are excellent problem solvers and take pride in their work.

Winnipeg School Division is offering this program in partnership with the Piping Industry Technical College. The program will be partly taught in the training facility located on 34 Higgins Avenue.

The Plumbing and Pipe Trades program offers the skills, theory and experience needed to start a pipe trades apprenticeship.

The pipe trades include plumbing, steam fitting, gas fitting, sprinkler fitting and HVAC. This
Off-Campus Pre-Apprenticeship program provides its students with both the skills and work experience necessary to gain employment in a high demand and well paying skilled trade.

The program consists of two full-time semesters of course work. Starting in February students will attend classes located at Manitoba’s Piping Industry Technical College located at 34 Higgins Avenue. Students will also spend several weeks performing on the job training with a plumbing and pipe trades company. Both semesters combine classroom instruction and on the job training.

Upon completion of the program students will have earned the following eight vocational credits:

  • Introduction to Plumbing Pipe Trades 20S
  • Introduction to Piping Systems & Theories 30S
  • Installation of Plumbing & Piping Systems I 30S
  • Installation of Plumbing & Piping Systems II 30S
  • Sanitary Venting Systems 40S
  • Sanitary Drainage Systems 40S
  • Installation of Plumbing & Piping Systems III 40S
  • Applied Plumbing & Piping Systems 40S

Requirements to enter the Plumbing & Pipe Trades program includes:

  • Currently enrolled in grade 11 or 12 in a Winnipeg School Division school
  • Strong desire to learn and work in the pipe trades
  • Completion of an Off-Campus Pre-Apprenticeship application
  • Participation in an interview

Students, who have recently graduated from a Winnipeg School Division high school, can submit an application. A registration fee may apply.

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Shanker Singh
Career Education Support Teacher
Winnipeg School Division
Prince Charles ERC
1075 Wellington Ave
Winnipeg MB R3E 0J7
Phone: (204) 788-0203 ext 344
Fax: (204) 772-3911
Email: ssingh

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