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Guild Apprentice Program

The Guild Apprentice Program (GAP) is administered by the DGC Ontario and is designed for people who are not yet eligible for DGC Membership.


  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License is required for GAP Locations PA. It is strongly recommended for all other GAP Departments.
  • All required Department experience must be paid work or Canadian Film Centre validated productions
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applications must include all required documents in one PDF file unless otherwise stated
  • Click here for all DGC Job Descriptions
  • The DGC reserves the right to cap the number of GAP applicants accepted per calendar year
  • If not accepted into the program, candidates may need to wait until the following year to re-apply

Anyone interested in applying for GAP is urged to review the GAP FAQs. Once you have read the FAQs and are ready to apply for GAP, simply download the appropriate by clicking on the applicable link below and adhere to the 2017 Application Admission Schedule.

Scheduled dates are subject to change depending on instructor availability. Any updates to GAP application materials and dates will be posted on this page.

Fall 2017 GAP Admission Cycle

GAP - Trainee Assistant Accountant (TAA)
Intake dates will be posted in June for August 2017.

GAP - Production Assistant (Set PA)
Intake dates will be posted in June for September 2017.

GAP - Trainee Assistant Art Director (TAAD)
Intake dates will be posted in June for September 2017.

GAP - Locations Production Assistant (LPA)
Intake dates will be posted in June for September 2017


All GAP Application forms must be accompanied by:

  • Proof of Completion Certificate for "Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training". Click here to get to the learning module.
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate VIRTUAL WHMIS
  • First Aid/ CPR Certificate: DGC Ontario does not have a preference regarding level of training or provider.

If you have any questions about the Guild Apprentice Program, please email the Member Services Department at or call us at 416-925-8200.


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