What is the YASP?

A 7 week summer placement where students in Grade 10 and 11 in NL can start their apprentice journey.

Who is eligible?

Full time students in Grade 10 & 11 in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Where and when?

Available job positions for 2024 will be posted on our website for various regions of the province as of March 2024. Eligible students can apply for jobs of interest available to them in their region. Successful applicants will be notified in May with next steps and details of employer match. Position will start as of June 2024.

Type of apprenticeship opportunities?

This will be dependent on industry availability for 2024, but in most cases it will be in areas such as plumbing, carpentry, welding, electrical, automotive. The number of jobs in each specfic trade will vary by region.


No, experience is not a prerequisite. The goal of the program is to encourage youth to try the trades, any student that is interested should apply!

Resources and supports?

During the program, each apprentice will be supported in various ways. Whether it be through Department of Apprenticeship, their Employer, YASP Professional Development contacts etc.

How can I apply?

Jobs for 2024 will be posted in March on this website, please keep an eye and apply then!