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Supplementary Training Courses

Saturday Morning Classes

These Supplementary Training Courses (STC) are a mandatory component of the JAC Program. These courses and their content have been developed with the support of the ‘Council’, GTECA and your employer and by LU353 Red Seal Trade practicing Journeypersons. The purpose of this ‘Supplementary Training’ is to prepare you for Trade School and expose you to specific topics/content important to you at that particular stage of your apprenticeship.


1st Semester

This collection of STC courses will take 13 weeks to complete. You will attended on alternate Saturdays. Your Employer will be notified once you are registered so you will not have to work on those Saturdays. The dates, times and locations will be outlined prior to registration. You will attend this program before you will be scheduled to attend Basic Trade School. Your employer pays for this STC program and will be informed if you fail to attend.


Safety Courses introduced during this program are Hoisting and Rigging, Accident Investigation, Live Apparatus, Tag and lock Off, Confined Spaces


Textbooks and/or required materials will be provided by the JAC. There will be some textbooks that will need to be purchased from the JAC. The apprentice is required to show up on time with pens, pencils and a notebook as well as tools and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.


2nd Semester

Consists of 4 separate courses; Code (2 Saturdays), Motor Control (4 Saturdays), Prints (4 Saturdays), and Electronics (4 Saturdays). Your Employer will be notified once you are registered so you will not have to work on those Saturdays. The dates, times and locations will be outlined prior to registration. You are required to successfully complete this program before you will be scheduled for Intermediate Trade School.


Apprentices need to know that 100% attendance is required for Second Semester. If you miss one Saturday you are not allowed to return and complete the program and will have to be rescheduled for a make-up session. Attending the second session will be at the apprentices’ expense ($700).

Workbooks and/or required materials will be provided by the JAC. There will be some textbooks that will need to be purchased online through registration. The apprentice is required to show up on time with pens, pencils, a notebook as well as tools and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.


3rd Semester

The apprentice is required to complete 60 hours of training during this period. Courses are chosen by the apprentice. They can be any courses offered by the Education Department of LU353. The 11th week Pre-Exam course offered at Advanced Trade School and Pre-Exam courses offered by an independent provider are also acceptable. Once the course(s) is completed the apprentice will provide verification to the JAC that they have successfully completed the required hours in order for hours to be credited.

 
 

CONTACT

Joint Apprenticeship Council
28 Fulton Way Unit #1
Richmond Hill, Ontario,
L4B 1J5.

(905) 882-6484

(905) 882-9757

Location

 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
 

CONTACT

Joint Apprenticeship Council
28 Fulton Way Unit #1
Richmond Hill, Ontario,
L4B 1J5.

(905) 882-6484

(905) 882-9757