What are Tools in the Trades Boot Camps?

If you are looking for work in the skilled trades or want to expand your industry knowledge, Support Ontario Youth’s Tools in the Trades Boot Camp is the perfect place to start. These one-day events allow you to train for FREE and, more importantly, connect with a range of employers actively looking to hire. You'll have the chance to meet potential employers face-to-face, showcasing your skills and making valuable connections.

Network with industry professionals
Network with industry professionals
Gain hands-on trades experience
Gain hands-on trades experience
Receive a FREE starter tool kit
Receive a FREE starter tool kit
Boot Camp 1
Boot Camp 2
Boot Camp 3
Boot Camp Schedule

Check out our current Boot Camp schedule for the year:

Please note: spots are limited.
An application to Boot Camp does not equal attendance, if accepted, we will reach out based on your application with more information.

Calling All Employers!

Join SOY's Tools in the Trades Boot Camp for a day of recruiting skilled trades candidates! Your expertise is essential to the apprenticeship journey. Invest in the future by hiring our program participants, who are eager and ready to contribute from day one. Enhance your business while supporting the next generation of tradespeople.

What's Involved?
Share your trade experience, connect with potential candidates, and scout for your next apprentice or employee during our networking session.

If you would like to participate in or sponsor a Tools in the Trade Boot Camp event, please contact employer@supportontarioyouth.ca

Calling all Employers
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This Employment Ontario project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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