Skilled Trades - Exciting Challenges, Problems and Opportunities
Congratulations on exploring a career in the trades! Now that you have picked one or more Trades Cards to explore, you can start learning more about specific trades that might interest you. To do that, you can google the challenges or trades that interest you, or use the resources provided below.
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- US Apprenticeship Programs: https://www.
- Find an Apprenticeship Opportunity: https://pwp.vpl.
ca/siic/job-search-resources/ finding-apprenticeship- opportunities/
- Student's Skilled Trade Success Story: https://www.npr.org/
sections/ed/2018/04/25/ 605092520/high-paying-trade- jobs-sit-empty-while-high- school-grads-line-up-for- university
- Skilled Labour Shortage in America: https://www.forbes.
com/sites/sarahchamberlain/ 2019/08/21/addressing-the- skilled-labor-shortage-in- america/#4190cd96181d
- Skilled Trades Demand: https://cerasis.com/
- What Will Happen When Baby Boomers Retire?: https://www.adeccousa.
- Activities for teachers to help students explore the skilled trades: https://www.exploring.org/activity-library-category/exploring-career-fields/skilled-trades/
- What are the skilled trades? http://careersintrades.ca/what-are-the-skilled-trades/
- Why choose a career in the trades in Ontario? https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/skilled-trades
- List of trades in Ontario, Canada: https://www.collegeoftrades.ca/trades-in-ontario
- Skills Canada: https://www.skillscompetencescanada.com/en/
- Canadian Red Seal trades: http://www.red-seal.ca/trades/tr.1d.2s_l.3st-eng.html
- Education program finder for skilled trades: https://www.trade-schools.net/programs.asp
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) https://oyap.com/en/index.cfm
10 Reasons Why you Should Consider a Skilled Trade: https://www.macleans.ca/
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