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Apprenticeship Training Programs

Duration

Sharpen your skills in your trade.

Program Overview

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.

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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • Construction/Maintenance Electrician – Level 1

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ELCC91002 Prints and Standards 4
    ELCC91003 Trade Theory 8
    ELCC91004 Installation Methods 6
    ELCC91005 Instrumentation 3
    ELCC91006 Canadian Electrical Code 4
    ELCC91009 Electronics 5

    Construction/Maintenance Electrician – Level 2

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ELCM92002 Prints and Standards 3
    ELCM92003 Trade Theory 8
    ELCM92004 Installation Methods 4
    ELCM92005 Instrumentation 4
    ELCM92006 Canadian Electrical Code 4
    ELCM92007 Monitoring and Communication Systems 3
    ELCM92009  Electronics 4

    Construction/Maintenance Electrician – Level 3

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ELCM93002 Prints 3
    ELCM93003 Trade Theory 6
    ELCM93004 Practical Applications 8
    ELCM93005 Instrumentation 4
    ELCM93006 Canadian Electrical Code 3
    ELCM93009 Electronics 6
  • Common Core for Machining and Tooling Trades – Level 1

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    PMTC91002 Metal Cutting Blueprints 1 3
    PMTC91003 Metal Cutting Theory 4
    PMTC91004 Metal Cutting Practical 1 6
    PMTC91001 Metal Cutting Math 1

    General Machinist – Level 2

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    GMCH92002 General Machinist Blueprints 2 2
    GMCH92003 General Machinist Trade Theory 2 4
    GMCH92004 General Machinist Practical 2 8
    GMCH92001 General Machinist Math 2 2

    General Machinist – Level 3

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    GMCH93002 General Machinist Blueprints 3 2
    GMCH93003 General Machinist Theory 3 4
    GMCH93004 General Machinist Practical 3 8
    GMCH93001 General Machinist Math 3 2
  • Common Core for Machining and Tooling Trades – Level 1

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    PMTC91002 Metal Cutting Blueprints 1 3
    PMTC91003 Metal Cutting Theory 4
    PMTC91004 Metal Cutting Practical 1 6
    PMTC91001 Metal Cutting Math 1

    Tool and Die Maker – Level 2

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    TLDI92002 Tool and Die Maker Blueprints 2 2
    TLDI92003 Tool and Die Maker Theory 2 4
    TLDI92004 Tool and Die Maker Practical 2 8
    TLDI92001 Tool and Die Maker Math 2 2

    Tool and Die Maker – Level 3

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    TLDI93002 Tool and Die Maker Blueprints 3 2
    TLDI93003 Tool and Die Maker Theory 3 4
    TLDI93004 Tool and Die Maker Practical 3 8
    TLDI93001 Tool and Die Maker Math 3 2
  • Industrial Mechanic Millwright – Level 1

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    MWIM91002 Drawings and Schematics 1 4
    MWIM91007 Workshop Practice 1 6
    MWIM91008 Machine Technology 1 4
    MWIM91009  Workshop Technology 1 7
    MWIM91005 Electrical and Electronic Controls 2
    MWIM91006 Welding and Fabrication 4
    MWIM910010 Rigging and Hoisting 3

    Industrial Mechanic Millwright – Level 2

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    MWIM92002 Drawings and Schematics 2 4
    MWIM92007 Workshop Practice 7
    MWIM920011 Power Transmission 7
    MWIM92008 Machine Technology 2 6
    MWIM92005 Electrical and Electronic Controls 2 2
    MWIM92006 Welding and Fabrication 2 4

    Industrial Mechanic Millwright – Level 3

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    MWIM93006 Workshop Practice 3 6
    MWIM93009 Machine Technology 3 6
    MWIM93005  Electrical and Electronic Controls 3 3
    MWIM93007 Welding and Fabrication 3 4
    MWIM93008 Fluid Power, Pneumatics, Hydraulics 11

Courses subject to change.

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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

The requirements for apprenticeship training courses offered at Sheridan are as follows:

  • Must be employed in the appropriate skills sector and registered as an apprentice with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Career Opportunities

Sheridan's skilled trade apprenticeship programs involve approximately four years of off-the-job (in-school) and on-the-job (at the workplace) learning. During this time, students build their knowledge and hone their skills in a specific trade.

    Program Fees

    Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

    The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

    Program Fees

    Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

    Program Fees

    Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

    Fees For Canadian Students
    Fees for International Students

    Financial Aid & Awards

    Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Industrial Mechanical 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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