Are you interested in a good-paying occupation that has a lot of opportunities? Not the type of person who likes to sit at a desk all day? Consider a career in the trades!
Research shows that when it comes to wages, job security, and employment satisfaction, those who complete an apprenticeship in the trades have:
Better employment outcomes, both immediately and several years after being certified
Better earning potential – in the short and longer term
Higher levels of job satisfaction and job security
If you are interested in becoming a tradesperson, you can visit the apprenticeship office serving Peel and Halton regions for more information.
The Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404, Mississauga
For a list of apprenticeship offices throughout Ontario, click here.
ABOUT SKILLED TRADES
Made with the Trades
Employment Ontario: I want to work in the Trades
College of Trades
Careers in Trades
Unions, Associations & Sector Councils
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)
WOMEN IN SKILLED TRADES
Resources for Women in the Skilled Trades
COURSES & PROGRAMS IN SKILLED TRADES (PEEL HALTON)
The Centre for Skills Development & Training
Skills for Change (for Internationally-Trained Professionals in Skilled Trades)
COURSES & PROGRAMS IN SKILLED TRADES (ONTARIO)
TRADES NETWORKING IN PEEL HALTON
Halton Apprenticeship Advisory Council (H.A.A.C.)
SKILLED TRADES TRENDS/FUTURE OUTLOOK
Article: “Moving skilled workers to major projects key to meeting Ontario construction needs” (March 2013)
Construction Map App – Find major construction projects mapped across Canada.
Canadian Apprenticeship Forum