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Want a FREE program connecting you to a career in the construction trades? Hands-on training, Certifications, Soft Skills, Opportunities

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Want a FREE program that connects you to a career in the trades?

Hammer Heads was created by the Central Ontario Building Trades (COBT) in 2009 to support under-resourced youth. The Hammer Heads Program is a 12 week boot camp style skill and employment-based training program within the construction industry. Successful applicants will receive the opportunity to be linked to a unionized trade and begin a registered apprenticeship career.


  • The application sessions are held virtually (online). An email will be sent with a link to a live ZOOM meeting on the day the session is scheduled to be held.
  • The Application Session is designed to give potential applicants a more detailed overview of the program.

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The program includes:

  • 12 weeks of hands-on training
  • Industry-recognized certifications
  • A link to a unionized career in the Building Trades 
  • Access to a vast alumni network
  • 1 year of post-graduate job support


  • 18-26 years old
  • From an under-resourced neighbourhood / struggling with barriers 
  • From the Greater Toronto Area 
  • Please submit your resume and highschool transcript (Minimum Completion of grade 10 : math, english and science)
  • Please fill out your portion of the Application 

Please visit the Hammer Heads Website To Print our Application Form 


Can I choose which trade I will be connected with?

Hammer Heads is not a link to a specific trade and we will not accept applicants that are only interested in a specific trade. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please call 416-449-5115 ext 226 with any questions. 

How is the application session being delivered ?

The application sessions will be held virtually online through zoom. The day of the session, an email link to a zoom meeting will be sent.

What can I do to prepare for the session ?

Print out your resume and transcript along with your portion of the application completed.

Is there an age requirement flexible?

No, you MUST be between the age of 18-26. 

How successful is the Hammer Heads Program? 

The Hammer Heads Program has helped start over 500 registered apprenticeships for under-resourced youth.

What happens during the 12 week Program? 

Please refer to the video below for an overview of the program.

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