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Belle River District High School


Precision Metal Cutting

An application, pre-test and interview are required.

Students 15 to 19 years old who have completed 16 credits including Gr. 10 Math and English are eligible for the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program in Precision Metal Trades at Belle River District High School. Students will be both full-time students and full-time employees.
The school portion is tailored to reflect a specific skilled trade. At the same time the student receives a strong academic base and meets all the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Information packages are available in the Guidance Office or by contacting the co-op teacher or on line at

PROGRAM OUTLINE Over a 2 year period beginning in Grade 11, students attend school 50% of the time and work as apprentices in industry for 50% of the time and work during the summers. The OYAP program is built on college level programs and it is expected that OYAP students will join the workforce upon completion of the program. Students wishing to keep University and college options open may require a higher level of study in English and/or Mathematics and are advised to contact a counsellor before beginning the OYAP program.

Grade 9 & 10 - 16 credits required, including compulsory credits at the Academic or Applied Level.  Grade 10 Manufacturing is highly recommended and must be successful in the course if attempted.


Grade 11College level Math
Grade 11College level Manuf.
TMJ3CYU (2 Credit Course)
Grade 11
College level EnglishENG3C
​4 credit Co-op


Grade 12College level Math.MAP4C
Grade 12College level Manuf.TMJ4CYU (2 Credit Course)
Grade 12
College level EnglishENG4C
​4 credit Co-op