Interested in a Precision Metal Cutting Trade?

Interested in a Precision Metal Cutting Trade?
Posted on 03/01/2017

Interested in a skilled trade? The precision metal cutting (PMC) trade is in high demand and recruiting efforts have begun for the 2017-18 Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) PMC Program.

The OYAP PMC Program is a unique opportunity for up to 20 students from Simcoe and Muskoka. Those selected to participate will;

  • Become registered apprentices;

  • Obtain on-the-job training; and,

  • Complete the first level of apprenticeship in-school training at Georgian College in Barrie.

For students interested in the precision metal cutting trade, two information session are being offered this month:

Session Date

Session Location


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

7:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Holiday Inn

20 Fairview Drive, Barrie, ON

Caron Humphries

(705) 722-3555 ext. 281

[email protected]

Thursday, March 9, 2017

7:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Midland Cultural Centre

333 King Street, Midland, ON

The ideal candidate will be a student who has an interest in pursuing the precision metal cutting trades such as General Machinist, Tool & Die Maker and Mould Maker. Candidates must;

  • Be entering Grade 12 in September 2017;

  • Have strong math marks; and,

  • Be enrolled in a four credit co-op in second semester 2018.

Students and their parents are welcome to attend either session and are encouraged to register via the link above.

To learn more about the OYAP PMC Trade Program, check out a great article by