Sector-specific resources for job seekers in trade occupations or high school graduates wishing to learn a trade.
250 Best Jobs Through Apprenticeships (331.259220973 Far)
,”discover how an apprenticeship can turn you into a skilled in demand worker with a good income.”
Landing a Job in the Trades [videorecording] (331.702 Lan)
this video explains essential self-marketing practices that transform job seekers into wage earners.
Occupational Analyses Series (REF 331.76)
The Canadian government publishes various analyses of specific trades. Available for perusal in our reference section: - aircraft structural repair technician;appliance service technician; automotive technician; baker; bricklayer;cabinetmaker; carpenter; cook; electrical rewind mechanic; farm equipment mechanic; floorcovering installer; heavy duty equipment mechanic; hairstylist;industrial electrician; industrial mechanic; insulator; machinist;mobile crain operator;motor vehicle body repairer; new home builder; oil burner mechanic; painter and decorator; partsperson; pipefitter; plumber;power engineer; powerline technician; refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic; roofer; sheet metal worker; sprinkler system installer; steamfitter; tool & die maker; truck and transport mechanic; welder
(www.apprenticesearch.com)It calls itself "The best place online to search for opportunities and information about the skilled trades".
Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
(www.caf-fca.org)Promoting apprenticeship as an effective training and educational system.
Careers in Trades Canada
(www.careersintrades.ca)Everything you need to know about careers in skilled trades in Canada.
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
(www.red-seal.ca)Established more than 45 years ago to provide for the mobility of skilled trades throughout Canada.
(www.skillscanada.com)This non-profit organization aims to actively promote careers in the skilled trades for Canadian youth.
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