Apprentice Student Checklist


We are excited that you will be attending Six Nations Polytechnic Brantford Campus to complete your apprenticeship training. Here is a quick checklist of what to bring for your first day:

  • Be sure to bring your CSA clear safety glasses, CSA steel toe boots, textbooks, basic hand tools and other PPE that was included your welcome email
  • During orientation you will be provided a locker number, but bring a lock
  • On your first day make sure you can log in to D2L!
    • Contact the Unit Coordinator if you are having difficulty.
    • Explore your courses and review what you will be learning
  • Review your class schedule and student handbook.
  • Plan meals while on campus.
    • There are no food services available at Six Nations Polytechnic Campus, other than vending machines.
    • Water filling stations are available for students and employees
  • Check if you are eligible for financial help;

Frequently Asked Questions

What will my first day of training look like?

Information about your first day of class will be emailed to your SNP email and will in include a short orientation about SNP and available services.

When will I get my schedule?

Intake schedules will e posted 2 to 4 weeks prior to first day of class. Note that you will not be able to view your courses in D2L until your first day of class.

How often will I be expected to be on campus?

Apprenticeship training will be 5 days and will be primarily scheduled onsite/in-person. COVID-19 restrictions might affect this.

Can I still work while attending training?

Apprentice training is delivered in a block format. Block format classes are scheduled 5 days per week, which indicates full-time studies. Eligible recipients in Block classes will receive a 16-digit code which will be issued by the Ministry (MLTSD) for the purposes of Employment Insurance (EI).

Do I have to pay for parking?

No, parking is free at SNP Brantford Campus.

What equipment will I need to start?

Equipment and textbook Information will be email prior to class start. Students are required to supply their own PPE.

Will I be receiving my own locker or will need to rent one?

SNP provides student lockers for free but you will require to bring you own lock.

Have a question?

If you don't see an answer to your question in the FAQ, please reach out to us and we'd be happy to help!