If you’re considering a career in the skilled trades but aren’t quite ready to dive headfirst into an apprenticeship, consider trying a pre-apprenticeship program first.
Earning a passing grade on the C of Q exam is one of the biggest challenges for aspiring Electricians.
Lambton College prepares students for careers in the oil and gas industry, and is recognized worldwide as a specialized training institution.
The petroleum industry will likely offer plenty of job opportunities in the future.
The number of women in apprenticeships in construction, automotive and industry trades is typically less than 3%.
Skilled Trades is definitely not one of the most active industries on Twitter, but there are a few employers and organizations that are must-follows if you’re looking to stay connected to the industry.
Aamir Hussain is a George Brown Culinary Management grad and a Cook at Oliver & Bonacini’s Canteen in Toronto.
Wes Vahrmeyer is a fifth-term Electrical Apprentice working in the construction and maintenance field.
Apprentices may receive up to $4,000 to pay off tuition, travel expenses, tools or other expenses related to their training.
According to Statistics Canada, employees in the trades earn an average hourly wage that is 6% higher than other occupations.
Why are there so few women in skilled trades and how can we overcome this negative trend?
Skilled tradespeople who expect to work in one or more province or territory in Canada should pursue a Red Seal endorsement.