Apprenticeship Programs

Two female transportation students monitors a car engine using an analysis tool

Apprenticeship is a system of learning by doing. It consists of on-the-job training with an employer and related class studies in college. Apprenticeships vary from two to five years, depending on the trade. Centennial apprenticeship programs will prepare you for an  exciting future as a skilled professional in the transportation field, one of Canada's largest industries.

We offer traditional apprenticeship training and Modified Apprenticeship Programs (MAPs), with special features for qualified applicants.

  • An earn while you learn training approach
  • Professors with extensive, current experience in industry
  • state-of-the-art facilities at the province's largest transportation training centre
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance
  • In-school training is geared to on-the-job experience

At the conclusion of your apprenticeship, you can write the exam for your Certificate of Qualification. Passing the Certificate of Qualification exam means you can qualify for a Certificate of Apprenticeship from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and that you are certified in your chosen occupation.

Please note: You cannot apply directly to the college for admission to a traditional apprenticeship. You must first be currently employed as an apprentice.

Programs

Engineering - Traditional Apprenticeships

Electrician, Construction Maintenance
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic

Child and Community Services

Developmental Service Worker
Child & Youth Worker

Transportation

Traditional Apprenticeships
Autobody Repairer
Automotive Painter
Automotive Service Technician
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
Motorcycle Technician
Parts Technician

Lift Truck Technician​
Truck and Coach Technician

Modified Apprenticeships
Canadian Tire
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited
General Motors of Canada
Honda Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada
Truck and Coach Technician (ATS)
Truck and Coach Technician (Freightliner)
Truck and Coach Technician (Volvo/Mack Canada)