High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)
In Seine River School Division, each high school has one full time Apprenticeship Teacher who works with and provides support to students interested in pursuing a trade.
The High School Apprenticeship Program
is an extension and enhancement of regular apprenticeship training;
is an integration of institutional education and the workplace;
provides students with credit that can be used towards continued apprenticeship training after high school graduation;
Students can attain up to eight apprenticeship credits.
The High School Apprenticeship Program falls within the Senior Years Technology Education Program. In Manitoba, apprenticeship training is administered by the Apprenticeship Branch of Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade. Apprenticeship is a training relationship involving a trainee (known as an apprentice), an employer, and the Apprenticeship Branch. An employer hires an apprentice to meet an existing or projected skill need. A contractual arrangement, known as indenturement, is established among the employer, the apprentice, and the Apprenticeship Branch.
More information can be found at http://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/apprenticeship/