Resources

Learn even more about a career in skilled trades and technology

Check out these valuable resources from the Government of Ontario and some of our college partners.

Websites

ontariocolleges.ca Visit Link

Presented by OCAS, ontariocolleges.ca is the central hub for applying to college in Ontario. Create an account, upload transcripts, and get started on your career in the skilled trades and technology today.

Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) Visit Link

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping women succeed in the Canadian construction industry, the CAWIC provides events, sponsorships, bursaries, and mentorship opportunities.

Job Talks Visit Link

A government-funded website dedicated to helping Canadians understand the value of a career in the skilled trades, Job Talks features video interviews with actual tradespeople and information about how they entered and advanced in their careers.

Events and Series

#SkillsAnywhereChallenge Series Visit Link

Presented by Skills Ontario, this series is designed to arouse Canadians’ interest in the skilled trades through unique challenges that can be completed alongside classmates, family, and friends.

Skilled Trades & Tech Inclusivity Series Visit Link

Also presented by Skills Ontario, this series focuses on how members of underrepresented groups have accessed and flourished in skilled trades careers.

Programs

Better Jobs Ontario Visit Link

Supported by the Ontario government, Better Jobs Ontario helps individuals who’ve experienced a layoff access financial support for tuition, books, transportation, and even childcare in pursuit of the skills required to start a new career.

Red Seal Program Visit Link

The Red Seal Program sets universal standards for Canadian trades skills through a partnership between the federal government and the provinces and territories. Through this program, certified tradespeople can secure employment anywhere in Canada.