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Skilled trades training centre at St. Clair College celebrates first anniversary

A few years ago, Sarah Pare was enrolled in the music program at the University of Windsor and working at a butcher shop to help pay for tuition. 629 more words

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4 Reasons to Consider a Career in the Trades

In more recent times, the trades have gotten a bit of a bad reputation. Society wants to look down on people that work with their hands, but the reality is that without those jobs we’d be in trouble. 356 more words

Life Lessons

19th Century Career Advice

By Eilene Lyon

Illustration for “The Author,” one of 88 mid-19th century careers described in the two-volume Popular Technology or Professions and Trades by Edward Hazen, A.M. 811 more words


The Plumber

*The Plumber – I wrote the following for a final term paper in a class called Calling and Vocation on Dec. 2017. Might be worth a read if you are a Christian and pursuing or currently working in a vocation that traditionally has been perceived as less important than others.

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New Front Door: Not an Entry-Level Job

My favorite days of construction school are when we take on real-world projects, such as this week’s outings to install front doors at two residential construction sites. 382 more words

Rebuilding American Dreams Expands the Need For American Trade Workers

Weather damage has stretched across the United States in recent months, literally from fires to floods. North to south, homes, businesses, and parks have become landscapes askew. 109 more words


A Career in Skilled Trades?

Considering a career in the skilled trades? The world will beat a path to your doorstep!

Would you rather work with your hands than sit behind a desk? 194 more words