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.
By pursuing a job in skilled trades, you may be presented with more career opportunities, better pay and a rewarding new career with the fulfillment and respect that you deserve.
In the next 20 years, 40% of new jobs in Canada will be in skilled trades and technologies.