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Pre-Apprenticeship and Training Opportunities

Youth (16-29)
Discover unique programs and services that support youth to reach their potential and attain their employment and academic goals, through hands-on practical programming designed to provide training that is employment focused and based on current labour market needs.


Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs are designed to help individuals interested in apprenticeship options to develop their job skills and trade readiness leading to apprenticeship opportunities. There is no cost to participate in pre-apprenticeship programs and costs for text books, safety equipment and tools are included.

Programs are up to 52 weeks in duration and may include the Level 1 apprenticeship in-school training or relevant apprenticeship training, applicable safety training and an 8 to 12 week work placement. Programs may also include employment preparation and readiness, as well as academic upgrading.

Other Youth Programs at Humber

Youth Enrichment at Humber (YEAH)
Youth Enrichment at Humber (YEAH!) provides stimulating academic experiences that venture beyond the scope of the traditional classroom. Students are free to create, design, and explore with others in a safe and encouraging environment. Participants will be introduced to topics in class that incorporate various curricular areas such as business, applied technology and health science. Start your future with YEAH!

YEAH also offers Aboriginal Camp Choice and Oshakabewis Peer Mentoring. These are designed to introduce Aboriginal students in grades 7/8 to college life. This program is unique in that staff stay connected with the students once they return to their communities and throughout high school providing support and advising on post-secondary education choices

Dual Credit
Taking a dual credit course at Humber means you have the opportunity to earn both a college course credit and a credit towards your secondary school diploma- a great way to learn more about Humber’s programs and college life.

Dual Credit 

School Within a College (SWAC)
Is an alternative high school experience for grade 12 or 12+ students working towards the completion of their OSSD. SWAC students can earn up to 2 college credits outside of the traditional high school environment.

School Within a College (SWAC) 

First in the Family
First in the Family is a program to assist first generation students, as well as, youth from under represented and marginalized groups to transition and integrate into college campus life. This program is designed to enhance student engagement, retention and success.

First in the Family