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Change my sponsor

Confirm Request

You can change or update your sponsor with the ministry using this tool if you have:

  • previously been approved by the ministry to participate in an apprenticeship program in this trade, and
  • are now working with a new/different sponsor (usually your employer) who has agreed to provide you with apprenticeship training

Note: If you have never applied for apprenticeship training, go to the online Apprenticeship application.

If you were a program participant in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) or the Pre-Apprenticeship program, you may be asked to provide proof of academic entry requirements.

If you do not have a new sponsor, or want to learn more about apprenticeship training, or want to get help finding a sponsor, visit ontario.ca/apprenticeship, or contact your local Ontario apprenticeship office.

How to submit your request to change your sponsor

You must complete the request in one session. It takes about 5 minutes to complete.

You need the following information before you start:

Your information

  • Client ID (It’s the 7-digit number on your training agreement.)
  • Date of Birth
  • Sector and Trade

Your sponsor's information

  • Full legal business name of sponsor
  • Complete mailing address for your sponsor, including postal code
  • Sponsor telephone number
  • First and last name of the contact for your sponsor
  • Sponsor contact phone number and email address
  • Sponsor ID number (Optional)

Note: Items marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed.

A valid Client ID is required.
A valid Client ID is required.

Date of birth *Required

Date of birth is required.
Please enter a valid birth date.
Please enter a valid birth date.
You must be at least 18 years of age to complete this online application for apprenticeship. You do not meet this requirement. If you are at least 16 years of age, you can proceed with the registration by contacting the local Apprenticeship office.
A valid email address is required.
A valid email address is required.
Please confirm email.
Email address must be identical.
Please select one

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