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What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship involves job-shadowing in a skilled trade wherein individuals are under the guidance and direction of a qualified, experienced professional.

While apprenticeship is a type of post-secondary training, college or university education are not required to pursue an apprenticeship for a skilled trade profession. 122 more words

Apprenticeship

Skilled Trade Workers Needed

Summer is just around the corner…

Heavy machine operators and construction workers are in high demand – that includes carpenters, roofers, plumbers, electricians, and more. 183 more words

Apprenticeship

Skills Canada National Competition aims to get students interested in trades

More than 500 youth from across Canada gathered at the Moncton Coliseum Monday to participate in over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions.

The Skills Canada National Competition provides youth with hands-on experience in trade and technology careers that are sometimes overlooked in the school systems. 268 more words

Canada

Skilled Trades Careers in Canada - 57 per cent of parents favour university as a post-secondary option

Parental influence over the education and career decisions of their children make them an important target audience for apprenticeship stakeholders committed to promoting apprenticeship and the skilled trades. 595 more words

Canada

Union vs Unions

VW to go to U.S. court to keep 160 Tennessee plant workers from UAW

This is a fascinating story as it is not the typical corporation vs union story. 546 more words

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WorkHands, LinkedIn for the Skilled Trades

WorkHands, founded in 2013, was created as a networking site for people that work with their hands (not that middle skilled workers can afford to keep their brains out of it). 504 more words

Another Path to the Middle Class

College is not just an educational institution. It’s a definition of achievement. It is a proud moment when the first person in a family graduates from college. 1,251 more words

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