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Apprenticeship
Sector-specific resources for job seekers in trade occupations or high school graduates wishing to learn a trade.
Books
  • 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
Web Sites
  • Apprenticeship Search
    (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.oyap.com)
  • Red Seal
    (www.red-seal.ca)
    Established more than 45 years ago to provide for the mobility of skilled trades throughout Canada.
  • Skills Canada
    (www.skillscanada.com)
    This non-profit organization aims to actively promote careers in the skilled trades for Canadian youth.
  • Tradeability.ca
    (www.tradeability.ca)
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