Apprentices

Register for trade school

Conestoga College is a Training Delivery Agent (TDA) for the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) for many apprenticeship programs in the industrial, construction, motive power and service sectors.

Conestoga offers apprenticeship training in both day release block training at our various campuses.

Offer of classroom training

In order to receive an offer of classroom training from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), you must have an employer sponsor and be signed on as an apprentice with the government.

An apprentice in Ontario must also be a member in good standing throughout their entire apprenticeship with the Ontario College of Trades.

For more information on apprenticeship training, contact your local Employment Ontario apprenticeship office.

First-time apprentices at Conestoga


  1. You must have your offer of classroom training from the MLTSD.
    • You will need the client ID number and the class number on your offer.
  2. Get your Conestoga student number by contacting apprentice@conestogac.on.ca.
  3. Register and pay for your seat online by following the instructions below:

Returning apprentices to Conestoga


  1. You must have your offer of classroom training from the MLTSD.
    • You will need the client ID number and the class number on your offer.
  2. You must have your Conestoga student number (located on your previous student card, payment receipt or timetable).
  3. Register and pay for your seat online by following the instructions below:
    • Log into the Conestoga Student Portal.
    • Select the Financial tab.
    • Select Apprenticeship Registration.

Next steps

Once you have successfully registered and paid, you can find out more about how you can prepare for your success prior to attending trade school. In the Orientation section, you will find more information about your first day of class.