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Fleming College offering two free pre-apprenticeship programs

Peterborough ON – (January 17, 2020) Fleming College is partnering with Community Employment Resource Partnership to offer two free programs at the Sutherland Campus – Pre-apprenticeship Carpenter and Pre-apprenticeship Electrician.

Both programs are full-time, Monday to Friday, 30 hours per week. They start with in-class academic studies, job readiness, and secondary trade training for eight weeks. Students then progress to primary training for 12 weeks before concluding the program with a paid work placement.

These two programs are offered completely free to successful candidates, including tuition, books, safety equipment and trade specific tool kits.

The Pre-apprenticeship Carpenter program will start March 15, 2020 while the Pre-apprenticeship Electrician program will start March 30, 2020.

All interested individuals are required to register for and attend a mandatory information session and you must register to attend. Attendees are asked to bring a copy of a current resume, a cover letter outlining the individual’s interest in the program, and a copy of a high school, college or university transcript.

Online registration will be available for the Pre-apprenticeship Carpenter program through the website at flemingcollege.ca/cae-info from January 20 – 26, 2020.

Online registration for the Pre-apprenticeship Electrician program will be available through our website at flemingcollege.ca/pae-info from February 17 – 23, 2020.

Seats for the sessions fill up quickly. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Pre-apprenticeship Carpenter Information Session

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, 6 p.m.

Kawartha Trades & Technology Centre

Sutherland Campus

599 Brealey Dr., Peterborough

Register online between January 20 – 26, 2020 at flemingcollege.ca/cae-info.

Pre-apprenticeship Electrician Information Session

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, 6 p.m.

Kawartha Trades & Technology Centre

Sutherland Campus

599 Brealey Dr., Peterborough

Register online between February 17 – 23, 2020 at flemingcollege.ca/pae-info

This Employment Ontario project is funded by the Ontario Government/ Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

For more information, please contact Jan Watson at jan.watson@flemingcollege.ca or 705-749-5530 ext. 1642.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.


Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 


705.749.5530 x 1366

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